• Yates writes with a sympathy so clear-hearted that it often feels like nostalgia for his own youth, and yet he is also thoroughly uncompromising in revealing their capacity for self-delusion, their bewilderment in the face of failure

    New York Times
  • So consistently well-written, just, unsentimental and sympathetic

    Washington Post
  • Read and weep

    Kate Atkinson
  • Yates's prose is as elegant and minimalist as ever... He simply tells the story - in easily comprehensible but perfectly pitched language

    Leyla Sanai,

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