• "Langley's detailed descriptions of war blaze with brilliance"

    Arifa Akbar, Independent
  • "A compelling portrait of a man in search of his lost self"

    Nick Rennison, Sunday Times
  • "Beautifully written and vividly imagined, this is an impressive achievement"

    Jessica Mann, Literary Review
  • "Lee Langley's big, ambitious new novel is a riveting read... and a deeply moving human story"

    Deborah Moggach
  • "A lovely novel... fragile and beautiful and so finely wrought"

    Ruth Padel