• "Touching and memorable"

    Sunday Times
  • "Davey, like Penelope Fitzgerald, manages to convey a great deal with very little... triumphant"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Beautifully written and perfectly judged with some unforgettable moments-it's like a depth charge - very understated, very subtle"

    Patricia Duncker
  • "To read this novel is to feel one's life improved, one's faith in the moral force of art secured"

    Evening Standard