• "The River King is proof that [Alice Hoffman] just gets better and better"

    London Times
  • "Alice Hoffman is simply brilliant"

    Daily Mail
  • "The language rewards, as the story engrosses"

  • "Shrewd, intelligent, kindly and humane"

    Irish Times
  • "It can be hard to find an example of good old-fashioned storytelling these days, but storytelling, refreshingly, is Alice Hoffman's strength"

    New York Times Book Review