• "Tyler's twentieth novel finds fresh fictional riches in imaginative territory she has been exploring for half a century... Atmospherically rendered, the passage of time has both entertaining and heart-rending results. She has never written with more finesse, vitality and acuteness"

    Sunday Times, book of the year
  • "I love Tyler's writing... She writes so beautifully and with such insight. Read her books and she can actually change your view, change how you see the world"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Exquisite"

    The Times
  • "Tyler's sentences are wholly hers, instantly recognisable and impossible to duplicate"

    Observer, Books That Made Our Year 2015
  • "The extraordinary thing about her writing is the extent to which she makes one believe every word, deed and breath"