• "Wonderful...exquisite...devastating"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "On Chesil Beach is more than an event. It is a masterpiece"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "Superb... The protagonists have everything to lose, and their faltering journey towards a point of no return is conjured into life my McEwan with irresistible subtlety, tact and force"

    Financial Times
  • "Exquisitely crafted"

    Evening Standard
  • "Written with a fierce pursuit of the truth and an utterly modern self-awareness, what a confidant tour de force this turns out to be"

    Sunday Express