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  • A brilliant novel, with not a word out of place

    Caleb Azumah Nelson, Guardian, Best Books of 2021
  • A piercing story of faith, science and the opioid crisis . . . Transcendent Kingdom really sings. There's bravery as well as beauty here

  • Absolutely transcendent. A gorgeously woven narrative . . . not a word or idea out of place. I am quite angry this is so good

    Roxane Gay
  • Transcendent Kingdom is a quietly magnificent novel - vivid, touching and beautifully written, and also unafraid to be, and to remain, really very sad.

  • Her equally outstanding second novel, Transcendent Kingdom, smaller in scale, is another graceful exploration of trauma reverberating through a family...introspective and intimate

    Sunday Telegraph
  • This novel is an unflinching account of loss, but it is also a moving tribute to the ability of the human spirit to endure such tragedies

    The Times
  • Gyasi's novel is a thoughtful analysis of a pressing social problem

    Mail on Sunday
  • Among other things [Transcendent Kingdom] is a sharp reckoning with the tensions between race, science and religion...its scope is pared back, its register intimate - not many writers can switch style like this

    Sunday Times Culture
  • A powerful portrayal of love and faith that reminds us how our parents' actions can ripple through generations

  • [A] mightily enjoyable novel

    Daily Mail

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