• Wholly absorbing. Leaves you pining to be reunited with its characters every time you put it down - if you're able to

  • Don Tillman is the protagonist who keeps on giving. He is a gem, an empirical laser trained on human shortcomings, especially male ones, and even more especially his own. He is also utterly charming in his lack of guile and his belief in improvability . . . blissfully comic

    Evening Standard
  • Simsion is very smart at negotiating the line between a satire of the whole modern baby-rearing neurosis and drawing intriguing characters . . . this book is an intelligent piece of fun

    The Times
  • Offers plenty more laugh-out-loud moments

  • Touching and entertaining

    Mail on Sunday
  • Quirky and sweetly funny, you will want to join the Don Tillman fan club all over again

    Sun on Sunday
  • Genuinely heartwarming, truly endearing, plenty of LOLs. You may end up a blubbing wreck

  • There is much to love in this comedy of errors

    Sunday Express
  • If you loved The Rosie Project, I don't see how you could fail to love this funny, poignant sparkler of a novel too

    Woman & Home
  • Equally heart-warming and hilarious

    Good Housekeeping