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"A meticulous, immersive world you could spend a lifetime in."
"It it should be passed, woman to woman, like a prize."
“A classic ‘everywoman’ tale of modern Britishness; anxiety, friendship, and baggage in tact.”
"Singing with friction as hope and despair try to wear each other down."
"Quite light and believable, and the more disturbing for it."
“Brick by brick, it gets there in the end.”
"A siren song of female loneliness and damage."
"A complex and beautiful tapestry of ideas and insights."
"Impossibly subtle and full of a fresh and wonderful realism."
"Deliciously vivid and textured with added magic."
"A humbling dose of empathy."
"Shocking. Thought provoking. Uncomfortable. And a little ridiculous."
"Another essential jigsaw piece in the Holocaust story."
"Darkly fantastical, grittily realistic and glowing with love."
"Like Shakespeare, but better."
"Affectionately bewildered by this frustrating and joyless read."
"A very modern love story & a parable about finding solutions"
"A brutal and necessary lesson on race: in the past but for the present."
"Shots of brilliance tied with the finest glimmering thread to the story."
"Witty, wry and full of the tenderness and pain of friendship."
“Chilling, unconventional, breathtakingly poised and unexpectedly funny.”
"A light dance over the complex topography of female experience"
“A mournful meditation on motherhood.”
"Timely, timeless and brimming with empathy."
"Awe comes with yearning - for emotional closure that never comes"
"Rural Britain from a fresh and unexpected perspective."
"Corrections-lite, immigrant style. Heartening and sweet."
"TV’s House meets Turn Of The Screw: sparse, tight and compelling."
"Epic, ambitious and insightful but emotionally distant"
"Time to control your emotions, or you too may start to ‘smoke’"