• "In <i>The Girl of His Dreams</i>, Donna Leon is writing at her fluent best"

    The Independent
  • "Written in a powerful, economical style...Leon's 17th novel is one of her darkest and most reflective"

  • "Another intriguing episode in this fine series"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "<i>The Girl of his Dreams</i> is an artful examination of family ties as well as a clear-eyed survey of the pros and cons of political correctness"

    Evening Standard
  • "The seventeenth title in an excellent, unflagging series...<i>The Girl of His Dreams</i> marks an evolution, even a quiet revolution, in Leon's storytelling"