• "A. L. Kennedy is one of the most brilliant writers of her generation"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "This woman is a profound writer"

    Richard Ford
  • "A collection of fifteen exquisite and troubling tales... It is a particular delight to discover a writer as original as A. L. Kennedy"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "The clarity, wit and description of her style are uplifting... A writer in her thirties, who is becoming one of Britain's best"

    The Times
  • "A writer of linguistic brilliance, balm-bearing humanity and blissful originality"