Reviews

  • "A first novel of integrity and power"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "The alert and feeling realism of MacLaverty's story...had a rare purity of intention and texture... a deeply humane first novel"

    Guardian
  • "To deal convincingly with innocence and the impossibility of innocence without being falsely naive...is a special gift, and Bernard MacLaverty displays it with great skill"

    Observer
  • "A performance of great assurance and tenderness"

    Spectator