'Nothing rings false, all the emotions are just large enough...
the book weaves and undoes its quiet magic.' -- Guardian
'Swift's writing throughout is as assured and subtle as ever.' -- Spectator
'This is a writer of easy subtlety...whose writing gets its best
effects from tiny but striking abstractions.' -- Independent on Sunday
'characters are appealing and vivid, the details of their
courtship and marriage tenderly rendered.' -- Daily Mail
'this is Graham Swift at his impressive best' -- Times Literary Supplement
Booker Prize-winner Graham Swift offers a masterful and compassionate novel about the mystery of happiness.
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