Reviews

  • "A thing of such beauty and compassion, a reminder of what the very finest sentences can do to shatter and then reassemble our hearts"

    Kamila Shamsie
  • "Beautiful and affecting"

    David Nicholls
  • "I struggle to think of a writer who has been so prolific and consistent in quality as Ryan . . . Brutally honest, moving and often hilarious"

    Guardian
  • "From a Low and Quiet Sea is not only very cleverly constructed, but deeply moving too. I loved it."

    Louis de Bernières
  • "Themes of kindness and humanity are the binding thread…and Ryan writes of them with characteristic warmth and insight."

    Sunday Times
  • "The book has stayed with me"

    Guardian, Best Books of 2018