"She offers precise glimpses of the English countryside, with cool observations of war-torn landscapes and political unrest" (Independent, Christmas books special
"An original and exciting voice" (John Burnside Scotsman
"There is so much to love in the wonderful poetry of Sarah Maguire" (Carol Shields)
"Her poems are both voluptuous and concise, maintaining a perfect balance between scientifically exact observation and a world of marvels" (Peter Parker Daily Telegraph
"[Maguire] writes dark, erotic, complex and lyrical poems which are so richly layered you can almost taste them" (Maura Dooley, editor of Making for Planet Alice: New Women Poets)
A Poetry Book Society Choice and a brave, intelligent collection from the highly praised Sarah Maguire.