• "A brave and uncompromising book that lingers in the mind, Paradise is A.L. Kennedy on top form"

  • "This is a narrative that will not let the reader go - One of the most linguistically inventive and captivating British writers of the age"

  • "The book sings its encapsulated pain with the effervescent energy of laughter"

    The Times
  • "Beautifully written...Her sharpest vision yet"

  • "One of Britain's most iconoclastic and fiercely independent talents, a writer who repeatedly tests our expectations... Compelling, even consuming"

    Daily Telegraph