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A Song for Issy Bradley


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'I cannot remember when a novel has seduced me so completelyait feels as if a trusted old friend is telling you the story, that the characters are people you know' The Times

About the Author

Carys Bray was brought up in a devout Mormon family. In her early thirties she left the church and replaced religion with writing. She was awarded the Scott prize for her debut short story collection Sweet Home. A Song for Issy Bradley is her first novel. She lives in Southport with her husband and four children.


"I cannot remember a time when a novel has seduced me so completely . . . Bray writes with such clarity, intelligence and authenticity that it feels as if a trusted old friend is telling you the story, that the characters are people you know." * The Times *
"Wonderful ... heartbreaking, compassionate and funny." -- Shelley Harris * Independent on Sunday *
"Bray explores the healing power of religion with rare assurance in one of the year's most impressive debuts." * Mail on Sunday *
"Bray brings humour, empathy and knowledge to what is fundamentally a novel about grief and faith ... Read this if you like: Jojo Moyes' Me Before You." * Harper's Bazaar *
"I loved this tender, moving, funny and deeply truthful story about a family and a faith tested to breaking-point." -- Helen Dunmore, author of THE LIE
"A brilliant debut, compelling and profoundly moving." -- Nathan Filer, Costa winner of THE SHOCK OF THE FALL
"A terrific book . . . I loved A SONG FOR ISSY BRADLEY ... it's moving and comforting in a way that makes sense even to the agnostic." -- Nick Hornby
"A powerful, heart-breaking book." * Daily Express *
"unique . . . beautifully written . . . powerful" * Daily Mail *
"Bray slips with thoroughness, imagination and dexterity into each of the characters' consciousness . . . [She] is wincingly honest and emotions are portrayed with an assurance that comes from understanding . . . A Song for Issy Bradley is a skilful and empathetic dramatisation. The fact that it deals with such distressing subject matter without falling prey to sentimentality makes it all the more admirable . . . There are some wonderful one-liners . . .Bray's greatest gift, however, is understatement." -- Grace McCleen * Guardian *

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