• "One of today's few truly original writers of crime fiction: disturbing, unruly, droll and poetic"

    Marcel Berlins, The Times
  • "Frederique Vargas['s]...imaginative characters put most of America's top-rated crime writers to shame"

  • "Wonderfully intricate and gothic"

    Jane Jakeman, Independent
  • "An Uncertain Place is full of wit and invention, with a plot that satisfies both intellect and emotion"

    Annabella Bankhouse, Times Literary Supplement
  • "As ever, Vargas's characters inhabit a world where reason and myth collide, and the result is a thrilling read"

    Joan Smith, Sunday Times