`It's a wise and moving novel, perfectly accomplished.' -- The Guardian
`Louis de Bernieres ... strips down the language in this novel to its essential plot' -- Financial Times
`The success of the novel is in its art of covert narration... the novel is intensely moving and has a measured momentum' -- Newindpress
`You'll soon be as captivated by Roza's colourful tale as Chris is'
`a bittersweet love story' -- Tatler
`by the end I was impressed, moved and touched' -- The Spectator
'De Bernieres is a skilful writer, poetic but unforced' -- Daily Telegraph
'De Bernière's mellifluent, clear prose slips through the reader's mind with efficient ease'
-- The Times
'The author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin gives us and bittersweet love story set in Seventies London' -- Tatler
`a bitter-sweet story of missed opportunities'
-- The Good Book Guide
A beautifully wrought and unlikely love story, exploring the power of storytelling