• "A heroic and important work "

    Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times
  • "An excellent book... Vince writes with great freshness and vigour, and her stories are hard to stop reading"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "It holds a mirror up to humanity and says: look what you have done to the world, the only world you will ever have... in every sense a good book, as well as a compelling read"

  • "A masterpiece... a wondrous, remarkable, but heart-rending story"

  • "A story of optimism about how 10 billion people can in future live together and prosper... Fresh and unencumbered, Vince glides from ecology to economics, politics to philosophy, seeing it all through the people she meets"

    New Scientist