Reviews

  • "'He has a novelist's eye for the beauty of the landscape and the shape of its contours. His descriptions...are elegiac in their intensity, and he has a sureness of touch which comes from a real understanding of the countryside...this is a novel of startling originality, an absorbing psychological thriller as well as a deft portrayal of friendship and betrayal. Nicoll writes fluently and well'"

    The Times
  • "'Spectacular, page-turning...sweeping and assured'"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "'A novel of startling originality, an absorbing psychological thriller as well as a deft portrayal of friendship and betrayal'"

    The Times
  • "'Eerily impressive...Nicoll produces prose both rhapsodically beautiful and red in tooth and claw, marking out this modern gothic tale'"

    The Sunday Times
  • "'Will leave you breathless. This is a bleak novel whose tensions build flawlessly into a shocking denouement'"

    Literary Review

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