The novel has a gently sweet flavour, it continues to beguile because of Pilcher's warmth, sincerity and easy, undemanding prose
Compelling pages packed with convincing characters, vivid settings and weepy bits
A great featherbed of a novel, all the right ingredients
Especially good on atmosphere and a lonely teenager's bewilderment, Pilcher's storytelling skills are serene and beguiling
Much-needed balm to soothe the troubled mind'
A well-upholstered good read
Classy, lavish entertainment . . . literate pleasure
Captivating . . . The best sort of book to come home to . . . Readers will undoubtedly hope Pilcher comes home to the typewriter again soon.