• "Verghese is a fine writer, lyrical and controlled, and he captures the attachment between two men - its motives, its allure - with both precision and charm... Wise and compassionate"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "A brave and heart-baring story"

  • "Heartbreaking... Indelible and haunting... An elegy to friendship found and an ode to a good friend lost"

    Boston Globe