• "The novella is verbal photography...[it] seems the real thing...seamlessly translated"

    Russell Celyn Jones, The Times
  • "A taut and brilliant burst of anguished prose...both a wonderful and a dreadful little book"

  • "A beautiful piece of writing"

    Ruth Pavey, Independent
  • "Short but powerful...The beauty of the language lends this work a haunting clarity"

    The Herald
  • "[An] intimate gem of a story...bewitching"

    Scotland on Sunday