• Tender with a fierce undercurrent of tension and heartbreak

    Jane Shemilt, bestselling author of 'Daughter'
  • The "trick to time" is that it can expand or contract at will, and in creating a mature heroine with decades of history, De Waal has herself performed a feat of skilful comprehension

    Guardian Review
  • [An] emotionally sure-handed novel exploring harrowing terrain with deft sensitivity

    Sunday Times
  • Moving and enlightening

  • A beautifully written, exquisitely crafted story of love, grief and the quiet courage it takes to survive great loss

    S Magazine
  • A beautiful book

    Andrew Marr
  • An aching tale of love and loss

  • Excellent. The novel's ending will leave you reeling

    Daily Mail
  • An unforgettable tale of grief and life-long love

    Woman's Own
  • The Trick to Time starts gently and ratchets up the emotional intensity until you're ugly crying into your pillow

    Sunday Times

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