• "Wondrous...brilliantly inventive...dazzling. Not simply the most original novel I've read in years - it's also one of the best"

    The Times
  • "Exceptional by any standards. Both funny and deeply moving"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Outstanding. Heartening as well as richly entertaining. A stunningly good read"

  • "Superbly realised. A funny as well as a sad book. Brilliant"

  • "A remarkable book. An impressive achievement and a rewarding read"

    Time Out