• "There is no contemporary American writer quite like Richard Powers... It is rare to find a novel as intellectually and emotionally engaging as this"

  • "Formidable...rewarding"

    Sunday Times
  • "An epic novel of modern America that weaves ideas of race, music and science into a mysterious but satisfying tapestry... Endlessly fascinating"

  • "A great hurtle of a book, telling several powerful stories at once... Strangely subtle and astonishing performance... Prodigious, illuminating and exhilarating"

    New York Times