• "Moving, thought-provoking and utterly compelling, this novel is Margaret Forster at her very best"

    Daily Mail
  • "Like memory itself, it is subtle, full of secrets, and it lingers"

  • "A compulsive read, beautifully written... with the same talent she displayed so brilliantly in Hidden Lives"

    Sunday Express
  • "Deft, unusual and very readable... Margaret Forster has again written a vivid and compulsive novel"

    Financial Times