• "A sad, funny, utterly fascinating book about families, home and how to say goodbye"

    Mark Haddon
  • "A luminous book, full of light and colour, and a remarkable reflection on childhood and untold stories"

    Edmund de Waal
  • "This unusual memoir is both a beguiling account of an adored yet maddening parent and his complex family history, and an affecting portrait of the grief that follows his death"

    The Bookseller