• "Jo Baker gives us the story from the servants' perspectives and pulls off the seemingly impossible: a completely fresh take on Jane Austen. Utterly engrossing."

  • "Captivating and delicious. A brilliantly imagined and lovingly told story about the wide world beyond the margins and outside the parlours of Pride and Prejudice"

    Maggie Shipstead, author of SEATING ARRANGEMENTS
  • "THE PICTURE BOOK: A sweeping drama with real emotional depth"

    Daily Mail
  • "A novelist with a gift for intimate and atmospheric storytelling"

    Financial Times
  • "A versatile and talented writer .. places Jo Baker at the top end of the list of emerging British literary talent"

    Time Out