• "From the stones of his country's rich, tragic, tumultuous history, Brink has built a novel that should nourish his reputation for years to come"

    Donald Morrison, Financial Times
  • "Brink's lyrical but spare writing evokes the harshness of the veld and the dream world created by the Bushmen. A book that lingers in the mind long after you have reached the last page"

    Daily Mail
  • "A work of fidelity and imaginative freedom"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "Brave, rewarding and dignified"

    Time Out