• "A memoir of real truth and heartbreaking emotional heft"

    Sunday Times
  • "This captivating book, both heart-rending and jaw-dropping, unfolds like a detective story"

    Daily Mail
  • "A touching, painful disquisition on memory and forgetting and the tendrils that tie us to the past"

    Caroline Moorehead, Guardian
  • "Clear-eyed, very sad, funny at times and, despite the story it tells, ultimately uplifting in its determination to confront buried truths."

    Sebastian Faulks
  • "A masterpiece"

    Craig Brown