• "Remarkable for its range and unsettling dynamism…in their subtlety, power and poetic finesse they are as good as any being written"

    Sunday Times
  • "A highly accomplished collection, and one that resonates in the mind long after the book is finished"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A remarkable achievement… These stories are pearls"

  • "An excellent collection by any standard…a heart-warming book"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Confirm[s] Malouf's stature as a writer of the very first order"

    Boston Book Review