• "A compassionate, forceful and profoundly moving revelation"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "[T]here are gems of impassioned writing quilted within this ambitious cross-cultural novel of loss and reconciliation"

    Sunday Times
  • "Epic and frequently astonishing"

    The Times
  • "Crossing the River is dense with event and ingeniously structured. It requires concentration and is worth it"

  • "An ambitious exploration of oppression, loss and reconciliation that employs a collage of styles and ranges across continents and centuries"

    Nicci Gerrard, Observer