Editions

Reviews

  • "Ambitious and disturbing"

    Sunday Times
  • "Brilliant...The novel speaks to our time, of course, as all good historical novels do, and offers an interesting perspective on the legacy of slavery in particular"

    Guardian
  • "Fast-paced and vivid"

    Times
  • "Exquisite, rich in startling imagery and gallows poetry"

    TLS
  • "There are elements of Poe and Faulkner here and, of course, Twain - a peculiarly American Gothic mix... important, innovative and compelling"

    Sunday Herald