• "Another masterpiece"

    Sunday Times
  • "Mesmerising...another gem from a glittering career cut tragically short"

    Daily Express
  • "A literary find of the same quality as Suite Franç has a universal resonance by exhibiting not only what people do to each other but what the passing of time does to us all"

    Peter Kemp, Sunday Times
  • "Magnificently atmospheric... She is so clever, quick and observant, that every character in the story bounds into life"

    Carmen Callil, Financial Times
  • "Gripping and full of confirms Némirovsky's brilliance as a storyteller with a deep understanding of the hidden flaws and cruelties in the human heart"

    Sunday Telegraph