It is writers like Dulce Maria Cardoso who should be included in the pantheon of the greatest authors
A finely tuned narrative and a clarity of style that is absolutely remarkable
The most important novelist of her generation
Dulce Maria Cardoso hits the perfect note on every page ... It is this strikingly vivid realisation of the story, free from demagoguery or omission, that makes The Return such a welcome novel
A captivating coming-of-age novel inspired by the author's own story.