• "Tremain is a magnificent storyteller with an enormous story to tell"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "This is a writer whose breadth of imagination and supple prose transcend the genre: she is one of the finest writers in England"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Tremain has produced her own wondrous piece of gold"

  • "A fabulous work, bravely imaginative, deeply moving, surprising, invigorating and satisfying"

  • "This is a beautifully crafted book - at once a gripping adventure story and a compelling portrayal of human emotion at its bravest and its most vulnerable"