• "Meticulously observed...a riveting tour de force... Impossible to put down"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A wonderful, clear-eyed portrayal of a child's bewildered negotiations with the adult world, shot through with evocative details... No Telling is beautifully written, extremely moving...not merely readable, but gripping"

  • "An extraordinarily beautiful and moving novel, the best yet from one of the finest and most underrated writers working in English today"

    John Burnside, Scotsman
  • "Wonderful...the imaginative tour-de-force Thorpe achieves with No Telling confirms his status as an A-Team novelist"

    Financial Times
  • "It is beautifully done. Thorpe perfectly captures the inconsequential nature of adolescence...powerful reading"

    The Economist