• "Toni Morrison makes me believe in God. She makes me believe in a divine being, because luck and genetics don’t seem to come close to explaining her"

  • "Morrison is an extraordinary novelist"

    New York Times
  • "We don't know quite how Toni Morrison does what she does, but we do know we are left shaken as readers and, to a profound degree, changed"

    Washington Post
  • "Morrison has brought it all together: the poetry, the emotion, the broad symbolic plan"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "It is a tour de force of writing"

    Independent on Sunday