• "Hugely enjoyable…both moving and oddly profound"

    Harry Ritchie, Daily Mail
  • "Peter Høeg displays a glorious facility for the absurd as well as the picaresque, and the hilarity of Peter Finø's narrative makes this a delightful novel"

    Sarah Moss, Guardian
  • "A playful exercise in whimsy"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Warm and funny"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "This is a strange, beguiling novel, which combines madcap adventure with reflections on trust, affection and individual spiritual life"