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Reviews

  • "A rousing, red-blooded tale with colourful characters in an exotic setting"

    Joanne Harris
  • "A vivid debut from a writer to watch."

    WATERSTONES.COM
  • "This hugely enjoyable novel fairly rattles along at an ever-increasing page-turning rate... Debutant Vernon writes with all the assurance of an old pro, strong on character and good at finding the telling detail, and is definitely a name to watch."

    DAILY MAIL
  • "A wonderful debut novel that completely transports you to another time and place... richly rewarding."

    SUNDAY EXPRESS