Reviews

  • "A thought-provoking, richly layered YA novel about politics, love, grief and coming of age."

    Imogen Russell Williams, Guardian
  • "Wonderfully individual and heartbreakingly real"

    starred review, Kirkus
  • "A touching, truthful depiction of an unconventional family life... written before London’s current summer of discontent but captures the effect of a constant climate of unease on young people and the permanently anxious adults who care for them."

    Geraldine Brennan, Observer
  • "A clever, thoughtful novel with a wonderfully realistic main character"

    Sarah Webb, Irish Independent
  • "It’s refreshing to see a contemporary YA novel that focuses so much on family and politics and allows its heroine to escape the narrative without a boyfriend in tow"

    Claire Hennessy, Irish Times