• "In The Girl of His Dreams, 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
  • "The Girl of his Dreams 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...The Girl of His Dreams marks an evolution, even a quiet revolution, in Leon's storytelling"