• "Impressive... The extended conclusion is expertly done; the sense of loss it conjures, lasting"

    Stephanie Cross, Daily Mail
  • "Caryl Phillips is an alpha-class writer, both as a phrase-maker and an observer of human nature"

    Max Davidson, Mail on Sunday
  • "There is rich material here"

    Jane Shilling, Evening Standard
  • "A good book... extremely well done"

  • "A sharply observed slice of modern British life, cutting across race, class and generational divides to reveal the complexities we're constantly negotiating"