• "These nine stories are filled with longing, guilt and violence."

    New York Times
  • "Jewelled and barbed with the beauty and brutality of real life, these are sentences of perfect weight and understanding. There are no fillers here, no stories that disappoint: the nine coalesce into something rare and understatedly breathtaking. Like the missing who haunt these stories, Thunderstruck is unforgettable."

    Stuart Evers, Observer
  • "Wonderful, moving tales."

    Erica Wagner, Financial Times
  • "An electric blend of hilarity and despair."

    Bonnie Jo Campbell, O, The Oprah Magazine
  • "[A] powerful collection."

    John Self, Independent on Sunday