• Brilliant ... Lispector should be on the shelf with Kafka and Joyce

    Los Angeles Times
  • A genius

    Colm Tóibín, Guardian
  • A truly remarkable writer

    Jonathan Franzen
  • Lispector's novels offer a stark counterpoint to much of modern life's focus on individual fame

    The Boston Globe
  • One of the twentieth century's most mysterious writers

    Orhan Pamuk
  • The originality of Near to the Wild Heart lies in its technique and language: self conscious, bleakly humourous, but poetic ... We now finally have a translation worthy of Clarice Lispector's inimitable style. Go out and buy it.

    JS Tennant, Observer