Trevelyan's prose is wholly readable, with wonderful, concise details that conjure full moments in perfect little capsules
With the blockbuster-movie strapline . . . and a plot-line that Ned Beaumann would be proud of you might well be going in expecting something extraordinary. And in a sense Claudia is extraordinary, yet it's a tale that's very firmly nestled in the quotidien. It's one of the keys I think to what makes Anthony Trevelyan's books work so well: the sheer everyday acceptability of events . . . I for one am looking forward to wherever Mr Trevelyan intends to take us next.