• "With its cool, understated prose and sharp psychological accuracy, this is perfect for a train journey... A reminder of what good writing can achieve in a very few words"

    The Times
  • "A cruel, sophisticated tale making the terrible beautiful without diminishing for one moment the horrors of displacement and war"

  • "A genuine artist"

    Julian Barnes
  • "This book is a masterpiece"

    Sunday Express
  • "It is quite outstanding, full of beauty, pain and truth... We are lucky to have this book"

    Sunday Telegraph