• "Wickedly good"

    John Updike
  • "Her brilliance in capturing the ripples on the surface of family life gives her a claim to be the Jane Austen of our age"

    Allison Pearson, Daily Mail
  • "Anne Tyler is inventive, funny and wise. Her fiction is magically alive to the quirks and coincidences of fate"

  • "Funny and lyrical and true, exquisite in its details and ambitious in its The writer is not merely good, she is wickedly good"

    John Updike
  • "Miss Tyler never loses her control. She writes with virtuosity and perfect confidence, insight and compassion"

    The Times