• "· an intriguing story featuring all of the Petterson quirks — charm, melancholy, loneliness, the rifts between parents and children, the bonds between siblings and friends"

    Reading Matters
  • "Beautifully written and understatedly uplifting, It's Fine By Me is an essential read"

  • "Beguiling and beautiful… a gripping and subtle coming-of-age story, ripe with melancholy… graceful and moving"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Executed with not only a magical attention to detail but also with heart-swelling affection... page after page of clear, glitchless and truthful writing"

    Financial Times
  • "A movingly observed story about growing up"

    The Times