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  • One of the most original books of 2015.

    Melissa Harrison, Books of the Year, The Times
  • Bold and beautiful.

    Robert Macfarlane, New Statesman
  • Cracking… Vividly and movingly described… Cowen writes very well.

    Alan Bennett, London Review of Books
  • Absolutely mesmerising, utterly beautiful, utterly engrossing – it takes a lot for a book to give me goosebumps but this one did.

    Joanne Harris, Simon Mayo Drivetime BBC Radio 2
  • [A] multi-faceted, touched-by-genius exploration of a stretch of Harrogate wasteland.

    John Lewis-Stempel, Sunday Express, Books of the Year

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