Reviews

  • "The story has an obsessive drive"

    Christopher Priest, Guardian
  • "A Perfume for a new generation. Vallgren conveys readers through [Hercule and Henriette's] wonderful love as well as their terrible hatred with equal relish and aplomb. Tremendous"

    Time Out
  • "Challenging and shocking"

    Guardian
  • "The new cult read"

    Vogue
  • "Vallgren's Gothic parable, rich in folk-myth symbolism, highlights the interconnectivity of linguistics, psychology and religion while never compromising the blood-racing pace of a rollicking adventure story"

    Metro