• "An unforgettable tale"

    John Boyne, Guardian
  • "Hypnotic"

    John Updike, New Yorker
  • "An extremely assured, technically adept and compelling piece of work"

  • "Marvellously creates the atmosphere of youngsters given that instant adulthood they all crave, where the ordinary takes on a mysterious glow"

    Sunday Times
  • "A shocking book...irresistibly readable"

    New York Review of Books