• "This follows the pattern familiar to Moers fans of old... There are short stories galore hidden here... for me they're top notch"
  • "Another fascinating fantasy... Moers has created an absolutely charming world populated by lovable characters, and the well-paced stories he tells about it are informed by fairy-tale morality"

  • "Elegantly written...Secrets are revealed, old bodies unearthed and strange allies made in this entrancing tale of darkness, determined survival and incredibly luxurious cuisine"

    Publisher's Weekly
  • "Moers' creative mind is like J.K. Rowling's on ecstasy"

    Detroit News