• A magnificently plotted and twisty journey to the heart of a 24-year-old crime...darkly humorous...constantly wrongfoots and misdirects...up to a satisfyingly eccentric conclusion.

  • Slowly, Harris reveals tiny clues, withholding full explanations until the startling denouement. Classy writing, sensitive and moving.

    The Times
  • Harris pulls off an impeccable thriller denouement...consistently entertaining.

    John Dugdale, Sunday Times
  • It's Goodbye, Mr Chips meets The Bad Seed. Joanne Harris' latest has a killer elevator pitch and, what's more, it delivers on its intriguing premise...a rich, dramatic tale that builds to a surprising conclusion.

    Washington Post
  • A masterpiece of misdirection.

    Val McDermid

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