• "As exquisitely observed and quietly brilliant as the rest of Tyler's fiction"

    Joanna Briscoe, Guardian
  • "Anne Tyler draws a comedy that is not so much brilliant as luminous - its observant sharpness sweetened by a generous understanding of human fallibility"

    Jane Shilling, Daily Telegraph
  • "Noah's Compass is immensely readable. It displays many of Tyler's finest qualities: her sharp observation of humanity, her wry comedy; the luminous accuracy of her descriptions... a novel by Anne Tyler is cause for celebration"

    Caroline Moore, Sunday Telegraph