• "A book of innocence and bawdiness, fury and joy...needs to be read and re-read"

    The Times
  • "Read it and marvel. Jeanette Winterson's voice is startlingly original, and her imaginative feats are utterly dazzling"

  • "Simple prose shows the subtlest of minds behind it, swift, confident and dazzling"

    Financial Times
  • "Winterson juggles past and present, fantasy and reality, to produce an original and entertaining novel which invites us to re-examine our own perceptions of time"

    Sunday Times
  • "Her stories and characters levitate off the page into dancing life... A bold, bizarre and timely book"