• A rewarding, incisive and topical novel

    Sunday Express
  • Stimulating... vivid... a fascinating debate about the nature of mythology

    Financial Times
  • A compelling and erudite meditation on exiles, refugees, loss and the search for a home. A timely, ambitious and inventive novel, which blends a reflection on Europe's past and present traumas with rare story-telling verve

    Scotland on Sunday
  • Warner brilliantly communicates the kaleidoscope of cultures, tribes and nationalities encountered by Leto on her epic journey. Driven by a mystery that keeps the reader guessing to the final pages... Beautifully written, the language rich and sensuous, with a seductive range of references... Tremendous fun

    Literary Review