Reviews

  • From its first page, you're aware that you are in the presence of a writer with exceptional gifts. By the final one, you know he has used them to create a masterpiece

    Peter Kemp, Sunday Times
  • If you believe English fiction is jaded, you must read Adam Thorpe... Tender, precise, tragicomic and unsentimental

    Hilary Mantel, Independent on Sunday
  • We aren't used to the many deep matters Thorpe touches on, nor to such a thorough grasp of the complex nature of our rural past, and through it, of all existence itself... Suddenly English lives again

    John Fowles, Guardian
  • These stories sing like psalms, robust and vibrant - a poet's novel and a celebration that no social historian would dare attempt

    Observer
  • One of the great British fictional works of our time

    LA Times

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