• "De Bernieres is a singular, cherishable voice"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Richly enjoyable...Written with such vitality...many readers will read it straight through forgetting whatever it was they should have been doing instead of reading"

  • "A breathless, often heart-tugging tale of love, loss, guilt and regret"

    Sunday Express
  • "This book made me laugh, made me mad, made me cry"

    Rose Shepherd, Saga
  • "‘[de Bernieres] balances humour and tragedy in a novel that succeeds largely because Daniel is such a compelling and sympathetic character"

    Vanessa Berridge, Daily Express