• "One of the sweetest, most delicately-written stories I've read in a long time. One man's walk along the length of England to save the life of a dying woman. Each chapter describes a different encounter along the way, with a definite nod to Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Philosophical, intriguing, and profoundly moving."

    Foyles website
  • "Uplifting, funny and delicate"

    Jon Stock, The Daily Telegraph
  • "At times almost unbearably moving."

    Sunday Times
  • "A brilliant and charming novel: full of comic panache yet acute and poignant."

  • "one of the most moving, uplifting, inspiring novels I've ever read"

    Richard Madeley