Reviews

  • "Utterly convincing and compelling ... a stunning feat of the imagination and an absolute must-read for lovers of historical fiction"

    STEVEN PRESSFIELD
  • "Staggeringly imaginative ... Breathtakingly good, it reveals the best and worst in all of us"

    VAL McDERMID
  • "An extraordinary work combining history and imagination. At times I was moved to tears, at others, immensely proud to be bred from a tradition that made warriors of women"

    JENNI MURRAY
  • "One of the boldest of recent adventures in historical fiction ... richly textured, robustly plotted"

    Independent
  • "A powerful novel, alive with the love, deceit, wisdom and the heroics of humanity"

    JEAN M. AUEL