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‘Stunning . . . it almost feels transgressive’ Daily Mail

‘One of the most startling novels I’ve read this year’ Frances Wilson,

‘This book is brilliant – brave, truthful and intelligent’ Wendy Cope

I will break him; he will break me, and when we are broken, we will be even, and then we can be put back together again’

Jane has grown accustomed to clever, undemonstrative men. So, when she meets Ardu, she is instantly bewitched by his charm, intellect and detachment. What starts as a crush turns into something far darker as Jane falls into all-consuming, unrequited love. Years later, she is still reeling.

Conveyed with humour and skill, Crazy is a startling story of obsessive love, addiction, motherhood and work; it is a reckoning, too, with fiction, and what it means for a woman to write her own life


Set amid the debris of a marriage which still haunts her, Feaver's beautifully written and startlingly frank book is so humane in its hard-won wisdom that every reader will recognise themselves in it.
Vesna Goldsworthy
I was blown away by Crazy. Brilliant
Andrew Miller
Crackles with energy, integrity and a deep poetic sensibility
Julia Copus
This book is brilliant - brave, truthful and intelligent
Wendy Cope
Terribly funny, appallingly grim, acutely observed. It's wonderful
Sean O'Brien
Stunning . . . Tackling sex, writing and office politics, Jane shrewdly eyes her youthful guilelessness in a satisfyingly rich and complex narrative that rings so messily true to life, it almost feels transgressive
Anthony Cummins, Daily Mail
[One of the] most startling novels I've read this year and would recommend for total holiday immersion.
Frances Wilson, TLS Times Literary Supplement
I have yet to read a better account of the way in which the tales we tell about ourselves are themselves a form of addiction.
Frances Wilson, TLS Times Literary Supplement
Taut, intelligent and engaging
James Moran, The Tablet
An absolute belter
Anthony Cummins, Daily Mail
Wonderful. Heart-bumpingly evocative of place and time, and a resonant, compelling act of creative remembering, of early life regrets and mistakes that might not have been either
Richard Beard