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  • In this darkly funny work, Parks offers a story that doesn’t shy away from the complexity of relationships, and from the ineffability, indeed, impossibility, of the unmade decision.

    Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi, Independent
  • Mordantly amusing, deeply sad novel… Plainly written, vivid portrait of a marriage… A cautionary tale for couples heedless of the care and kindness a good relationship requires, and a horror story for those who discover they are simply but irreparably mismatched.

    Rosemary Goring, The Herald
  • A blackly comic study of a 30-year-old marriage.

    Arminta Wallace, Irish Times
  • As effective an antidote to Valentine’s Day as you could find.

    Stephanie Cross, Daily Mail
  • Restless, lightly mordant tale of lust and love lost.

    Jeffrey Burke, Mail on Sunday

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