Utterly, compulsively readable, [it] could be this award-winning young author's best novel yet.
A serious, distinctive and eminently readable story of faith and family; about the demands of the world and the desires of the individual.
Ashworth's most confident work yet and one that strengthens her reputation as an author worth watching.
A serious novel seriously engaged with big themes. It is also very funny.
It is rare to find a novel that is so complex, so damn clever and yet at once readable... a truly exceptional novel.
Ashworth appears less interested in spreading a simple, comforting message than in uncovering the messy complexities of people, families and faith