• <b>The finest crime writer around right now</b>

    Mail on Sunday
  • One of the most <b>compulsive psychological mysteries </b>since <b>Donna Tartt's The Secret History</b>...<b>impossible to put down</b>

    The Times
  • <i>The Wych Elm </i>should cement French's place in the <b>first rank of great literary novelists</b>

  • <b>Her</b> <b>storytelling skills are incredible</b>

  • French offers<b> a masterclass in unreliability</b> . . . dissolving the boundaries between genre and literary fiction

    Sunday Times
  • <b>Inspires cultic devotion in readers</b>...most crime fiction is diverting; French's is consuming

    The New Yorker