• "A brilliant writer…funny, tragic, wise"

    Lynne Truss, Independent
  • "Anne Tyler is a formidably skilful story-teller, with every narrative trick at her effortless command"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Tyler's compelling, moving and often amusing tale is the story of any marriage - every page brings a smile of recognition to the reader"

    Daily Mail
  • "The meanings of this beautifully written novel reach far wider than Baltimore. I shed a tear as I finished the Antons' story"

    Evening Standard
  • "Tyler is an exquisite chronicler of the everyday"