• "Her masterpiece"

    Daily Mail
  • "Brilliant, funny, sad and sensitive"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Anne Tyler gets better with every book, and this one is a triumph – funny, profound, sad and ultimately reassuring"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Warmly entertaining and sharply organised against cuteness or mush"

  • "The Accidental Tourist is one of Anne Tyler’s best books"

    New York Times
  • "A beautiful, incandescent, heartbreaking, exhilarating book… The Accidental Tourist cuts so close to the bone that it leaves one aching with pleasure and pain. Words fail me: one cannot reasonably expect fiction to be much better than this"

    Washington Post
  • "Everything this author writes is shot through with intelligent insight, humour and humanity"

    Daily Mail