• "A book for our times... A moving, important novel"

    Irish Independent
  • "The world that Parks evokes is densely textured, a patchwork or memories, desires and declarations that brilliantly captures the complexity of consciousness"

    Sunday Times
  • "A dashing mixture of thriller, social comedy and dysfunctional family saga... A virtuoso piece, a tour de force, highly enjoyable"

  • "A grimly affecting novel of adultery and family disintegration... A brilliant, even contentious, novel of bleak humour and undeniable power"

    Evening Standard
  • "Parks is a master of emotional complexity"

    Sunday Telegraph