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  • Attains a nobility worthy of the original tragedians... An evocative, artful reimagining of the madness of an ancient hero.

    Kirkus Review
  • Fans of Anne Carson, rejoice!... Carson's depth of knowledge about Greek mythology coupled with her poetic sensibility and illustrations is sure to breathe new life into this oft-told story

    Lit Hub
  • Anne Carson's shape-shifting powers are epic.

    Vanity Fair
  • She is one of the few writers writing in English that I would read anything she wrote.

    Susan Sontag
  • Carson applies the habits of classical scholarship, the linguistic rigour, the relentless search for evidence, the jigsaw approach to scattered facts, to the trivia of contemporary private life.-

    Sam Anderson, New York Magazine

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