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A Boy Made of Blocks: The most uplifting novel of the year

Keith Stuart

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

A beautiful, funny and surprising story of family and love, perfect for fans of THE ROSIE PROJECT, David Nicholls' US and Nick Hornby's ABOUT A BOY.

'One of those wonderful books that makes you laugh and cry at the same time' - Good Housekeeping

Meet thirtysomething dad, Alex

He loves his wife Jody, but has forgotten how to show it. He loves his son Sam, but doesn't understand him. Something has to change. And he needs to start with himself.

Meet eight-year-old Sam

Beautiful, surprising, autistic. To him the world is a puzzle he can't solve on his own.

When Sam starts to play MINECRAFT, it opens up a place where Alex and Sam begin to rediscover both themselves and each other . . . When life starts to tear one family apart, can they put themselves back together, one piece at a time?

A BOY MADE OF BLOCKS is a beautiful, funny and heartwarming story of family and love inspired by the author's own experiences with his son.

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Praise for A Boy Made of Blocks: The most uplifting novel of the year

  • Funny, expertly plotted and written with enormous heart. Readers who enjoyed The Rosie Project will love A Boy Made of Blocks - I did - Graeme Simsion

  • Heartwarming, funny and special. I devoured this cracking book. - The Unmumsy Mum

  • A Boy Made of Blocks is constructed around not just a great plot, but a rare sense of honesty and insight - Guardian

  • Very funny, incredibly poignant and full of insight. Awesome. - Jenny Colgan

  • This is a wonderful, warm, insightful novel about family, friendship and love that tugs at your heart. - Daily Mail

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Keith Stuart

Keith Stuart is an author and journalist. His heartwarming debut novel, A Boy Made of Blocks, was a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and a major bestseller. His third novel, The Frequency of Us, was a BBC2 Between the Covers pick and Radio 4 Book at Bedtime. Keith has written for publications including Empire, Red and Esquire, and is the former games editor of the Guardian. He lives with his wife and two sons in Frome, Somerset.

TWITTER: @keefstuart
INSTAGRAM: keef.stuart
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