Words Can Describe

Abi Grant

‘It is unusual to be charmed and horrified by alternate sentences, but this is Abi Grant’s gift as a writer . . . I cried, I laughed and then I cheered!’ Julian Clary

Everything in Abi Grant’s life changed the night a serial rapist broke into her flat and attacked her in her sleep. She fought back and the police were called, but despite a full investigation, they found nothing – even Crimewatch couldn’t help. Traumatized, she lost her job, then her flat. She took to drink. Her world fell apart.

But the police didn’t give up, and twelve years later – after re-examining the evidence – they found a fingerprint match . . Justice demanded that she go to trial to convict a violent criminal but, despite being a blameless victim, the extraordinary court battle that followed would change her life all over again.

Words Can Describe is the tale of one woman’s descent into despair, her journey back to hope, and the extraordinary people she met along the way. Abi’s words – often bitingly funny and always brutally honest – tell her remarkably moving story in her own powerful voice.

‘Vivid, frank and courageous . . . Many women will be grateful to Abi Grant for telling the truth at, I imagine, some cost to herself’ Joan Smith

Genre: Non-Fiction
ISBN: 978033051835201
Published: 01/04/2010

Abi Grant

Abi Grant

Abi Grant is by profession a writer, for stage and TV. She contributes regularly to the Daily Telegraph and she lives in London. Her original piece on the rape case upon which her book Words Can Describe is based, was a lead article in the Observer magazine.  As a result, she received a vast mail bag.

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