Reviews

  • "With great empathy, and through a collage of voices, Phillips has created three distinct portraits. All are superbly crafted and utterly absorbing reads... An important and sobering book, highly relevant today"

    Daily Mail
  • "Phillilps once again demonstrates why he remains one of Britain's pre-eminent writers, ranking alongside the great American figures who were the inspiration behind his decision to become a man of letters - Richard Wright, William Faulkner, James Baldwin"

    David Lammy, Guardian
  • "An immensely talented writer, Phillips resurrects their thwarted hopes in this subtle meditation on identity and belonging, which explores how impossible it is to define the composition of a nation"

    Irish Times
  • "Foreigners is among Caryl Phillips most powerful, empathic, and profoundly affecting books"

    Country