• Leaves you believing not only in the redemptive power of music but above all the redemptive power of love

  • A triumphant first novel. True to life and moving

    Financial Times
  • Extremely cleverly observed

    Mail on Sunday
  • An instant classic

  • Fast, fun, and remarkably deft: a sharp-edged portrait that manages at once to be vicious, generous, and utterly good-natured

    Kirkus Reviews