• "As strong, sweet and clear as the blues he writes about"

    Seattle Times
  • "Andre Dubus III has a keen and generous eye, and the great gift of bestowing dignity on his people"

    Tobias Wolff
  • "One of the best American novels I've ever read. A stunning book...No one who reads this novel will ever forget it"

    James Lee Burke
  • "The finest novel of the year. Enormously affecting"

    Time Out
  • "A stunning and original new novel...Beautiful, gripping and highly intelligent"

    The Times