• "An astonishing story of broken dreams, greed and human frailty.A tale of extraordinary power. Quite simply outstanding"

    Daily Mail
  • "Hugely entertaining.immensely thought-provoking"

    Daily Express
  • "Powerful.vividly evoked"

    Sunday Times
  • "Deborah Moggach can fit a complex idea onto a postage stamp... ordinary human crises are described tersely, compassionately, and with a wit as dry as the Sahara"

  • "Moggach's delight in spinning her story, and in the minor characters she invents, is infectious"

    Mail on Sunday