• An utterly beguiling fever dream of a novel... Its sheer technical bravura places it head and shoulder above pretty much everything else on the [Booker] longlist

    Daily Telegraph
  • Writing so beautiful it stops the reader on the page

  • A time-bending, location-hopping tale of love, truth and the power of seeing... Increasingly surreal and thoroughly gripping

    Sunday Telegraph
  • Exquisite... A brilliant Booker nominee

  • An ice-cold skewering of patriarchy, humanity and the darkness of the 20th century Europe

    The Times
  • Charged with themes spanning memory and mortality, beauty and time, it's as electrifying as it is mysterious

    Mail on Sunday
  • Intelligent and supple...a dizzying tale of life across time and borders

    Financial Times
  • It's clever, raw and doesn't play by any rules

    Evening Standard
  • Superbly crafted, enigmatic, tantalizing... Levy defies gravity in a daring, time-bending new novel... Head-spinning and playful, her writing offers sophistication and delightful artistry

    Kirkus (Starred review)
  • One of the best books I have ever read

    Katherine Angel via Twitter