'Compelling - reminiscent of Sartre's Nausea and Camus' The Outsider' Ulrich Baron, Die Zeit.
'One of those books of rare beauty that appear only once every few years' Gijsbert Kruithof, Haarlems Dagblad.
'A novel of extraordinary power and moral beauty' Paul Binding, Independent.
'A thoughtful, elegaic text to be savoured slowly, again and again' Roger Cox, Scotsman.
'A startlingly good novel' Gordon Darroch, Sunday Herald.
'A stark and impressive piece of storytelling' Nora Mahoney, Times Literary Supplement.