• A brave and passionate novel

    Paul Theroux
  • Tremendous exuberance . . . I do like a writer with a purpose

    Margaret Forster
  • An astonishingly rich and lively story ... handled with an enchantingly light touch

    (starred review), Kirkus
  • Overflows with a kitchen sink's worth of zany characters … an entertaining and insightful ensemble novel that posits the universality of family, culture and coincidence

    (starred review), Publishers Weekly