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  • A more ambitious novel than Captain Corelli, and a better one

    Financial Times
  • A mesmerising patchwork of horror, humour and humanity

  • A magnificent, poetic, colossal novel... Superbly written... It is, in every sense, a sublime book

    Irish Times
  • His most serious and ambitious achievement to date

    Times Literary Supplement
  • Pleasurable... Like Steinbeck, de Bernières deserves praise for his imaginative sympathy

    Independent on Sunday

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