• "Rich, magisterial... Unforgettable"

    Ed Caesar, Sunday Times
  • "This is the best, most understanding portrait of Hemingway yet written"

    Allan Massie, Telegraph
  • "To use Hemingway's favourite term of praise, it is not just enthralling, it is 'fine'"

    Michael Prodger, Financial Times
  • "Masterly... Heartbreaking... Brilliant"

    New York Times
  • "Bewitchingly beautiful... Hendrickson is a miraculously lovely writer. He twists and turns through time, moving sensitively between the books and life."

    Olivia Laing, Observer