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  • Give [Evaristo] more prizes! All the prizes! It has the pace of a whistle stop tour and yet it seems no detail of the myriad of lives we encounter is missed.

    Graham Norton via Twitter
  • If you haven't discovered [Evaristo] yet, I urge you to read all and any of her books. Devoured one a day already and ordered more. Hilarious, compassionate, moving and brutally honest.

    Richard E Grant via Twitter
  • Beautifully interwoven stories of identity, race, womanhood, and the realities of modern Britain. The characters are so vivid, the writing is beautiful and it brims with humanity.

    Nicola Sturgeon via Twitter
  • Weaves through time and space with crackling originality

  • Exuberant, bursting at the seams in delightful ways... Evaristo continues to expand and enhance our literary canon. If you want to understand modern day Britain, this is the writer to read

    New Statesman
  • An exceptional book that unites poetry, social history, women's voices and beyond. Order it right now

  • Evaristo's prose hums with life as characters seem to step off the page fully formed. At turns funny and sad, tender and true, this book deserves to win awards

  • Brims with vitality

  • With this rich composition, Evaristo deserves a toast

    Literary Review
  • Masterful... A choral love song to black womanhood in modern Great Britain


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