• "A fascinating and insightful read."

    Natasha Usher, British Journal of General Practice
  • "An extraordinary novel of magnificent scope"

    Evening Standard
  • "Faulks is beyond doubt a master"

    Financial Times
  • "His most ambitious novel yet... Love, loyalty, courage, compassion, goodness...these are the poles around which his always skilful storytelling revolves"

  • "Shocking and enlightening...touching and affecting"

    Daily Mail