• "A fine book… Transparent, undeceived prose"

  • "Compelling … well-contextualised, sharply-observed, clued up, environmentally aware and deeply researched"

  • "With clarity and candour, in the natural voice of a modern storyteller, she tells what she sees at the intersection of herself and whatever is delivered to her by the tide"

    The Times
  • "Sprackland has a wonderfully curious eye"

    Financial Times
  • "Simply gorgeous ... One of the finest piece of writing, nature or otherwise, to emerge this year"

    Big Issue