• Her last book was entertaining, but this one is better…Very buoyant, witty and informative

    Peter Kemp, The Sunday Times
  • A great romp…with considerable heart and winsomeness

    Literary Review
  • Another black comedy masterpiece…an extraordinary, surprisingly funny tale

    Easy Living
  • Another winner from the author of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

    Woman and Home
  • Marina Lewycka has pulled off another story with a big heart

    Daily Express
  • Lewycka's heartfelt and funny novel packs as big a punch as any hard-hitting political polemic

    Daily Mail
  • An extremely funny book

    Times Literary Supplement