• "He tells a story like an angel... Wonderful"

  • "A deeply satisfying book. I feel quite exceptionally inclined to read it all over again"

    Rosemary Stoyle, Literary Review
  • "Shakespeare has completed a richly detailed, remarkably complete imaginary world"

    The Times
  • "His lyricism is all his own and he raises his lovers to a plateau of passion where Greene never ventured"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Wavery's story has a lyric simplicity and an emotional subtlety that are moving, involving and beautifully observed"