'A fine book, full of NDiaye's narrative gusto, stylistic virtuosity and command of tone' Michael Sheringham, Times Literary Supplement.
'A novel of exceptional virtuosity' Le Monde.
'At times the language has a hypnotic emotional intensity ... The novel has a passion, daring and individuality that makes it stand out' Independent.
'John Fletcher's fine translation of this compelling novel conveys admirably NDiaye's needle-sharp prose and introduces a distinctive voice to Anglophone readers' Times Literary Supplement.
'NDiaye is without question one of the most interesting and innovative contemporary novelists' Ina Hartwig, Süddeutsche Zeitung.
'NDiaye's writing is extraordinarily powerful, and she is very well served by John Fletcher's elegant, economical translation' Times on Saturday.
'The Prix Goncourt has not had such a compelling winner for a long time' Felicitas von Lovenberg, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
'The prose compels with its astonishing range and precision' Guardian.
'Three Strong Women is the poised creation of a novelist unafraid to explore the extremes of human suffering' New York Times Book Review.