• "A story of love, deceit, changelings, and mistaken identity worthy of a Restoration dramatist"

    Daily Mail
  • "A sumptuous and enthralling novel about art, love, illusion and money...with the denouement of a classic"

    The Times
  • "A byzantine plot that hurtles towards disaster, while retaining the polished veneer of a Dutch interior"

    Harpers & Queen
  • "Sensuous and masterly...a gorgeous novel"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Clever, spry and sad in equal measure...a pacy plot whose twists and shifts of viewpoint make for much anxious page-turning"

    Daily Telegraph