'Artistry, poise and wit ... an outsider's beady eye and an erudite yet lightly worn allusiveness' Trevor Lewis, Sunday Times.
'Fine, thoughtful and insightful' Eithne Farry, Daily Mail.
'A few chapters in, I found myself in the grip of an artist with the ability to capture mood and beauty in a sentence' John Gapper, Financial Times.
'A laconically universal novel ... confident, briskly paced ... highly readable' Eileen Battersby, Irish Times.
'An elegant and assured novel. It is a pleasure to read a writer who knows just what he is doing and how to do it' Allan Massie, Scotsman.