• "'Immediately pleasurable... touching and suspenseful"

  • "This book is beautifully written, the characters intriguing"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "Fred D'Aguiar's powerful and original work employs all kinds of poetic rhythms and shapes to dramatise the dreams, struggles and desires of his protagonists. He has helped to create a new kind of novel... How beautifully D'Aguiar writes about eroticism and sensuality. The novel is a paean to love lost and found again"

  • "Evocative"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "D'Aguiar's forte is in getting under the skin of his character... an ambitious novel"

    The Times