Reviews

  • What a brilliant book. The Return reads as easily as a thriller, but is a story that will stick; a person is lost but gravity and resonance remain

    Hilary Mantel
  • It is likely to become a classic.

    Colm Tóibín
  • A total work of art. It reminded me of Solzhenitsyn. It is of the same importance. I love it.

    James Rebanks
  • Wise and agonizing and thrilling to read

    Zadie Smith
  • Bristles with arresting wisdom

    Jeremy Paxman
  • A treasure for the ages

    Peter Carey
  • Tremendously powerful

    Nadeem Aslam
  • A magnificent memoir of exile and loss

    Rawi Hage
  • One of the essential books of our times

    Adam Foulds
  • A profound and powerful meditation on love, loss and exile

    Sunday Express