"Bold and moving" (Guardian
"An assured tour de force of passion...the power with which it reclaims spiritual and sexual strength for women cannot be ignored" (Time Out
"By her rich use of symbols and metaphor she transforms feminist cliché into something alive and moving" (Times Literary Supplement
"A complex and highly original novel" (Sunday Times
Before, there were four Gospels - by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Now there is a fifth - the Gospel according to Mary Magdalene.