Reviews

  • "A chronicle of lives as strange and fantastical as fairy tales...An amazing feat of imagination...a delight of design. For colour and ambition this debut is hard to fault"

    Daily Mail
  • "Boy, can Ingrid Hill tell stories"

    Guardian
  • "An epic formula that, thanks to the author's no-frills execution, works remarkably well. Vivid...playful storytelling...The cumulative weight of family history lends the novel emotional heft"

    Independent
  • "An amazing feat of imagination. This debut is hard to fault"

    Observer
  • "Mind-blowing. This bold novel is an enlightening, gripping read"

    Eve