• "Flawless... Poetic... Superbly portrayed... [Faulks's] feat of phenomenal"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A mystery story of rare narrative power"

    Financial Times
  • "Sebastian Faulks is a master at switching on the emotions of the reader... The spare narrative hides a commitment to his subject which pulls you in and leaves you gasping for those lost lives"

    Brian Masters, Mail on Sunday
  • "Compelling and stunningly written"

    The Times
  • "Faulks is a prodigiously talented writer"

    New York Times