'Ingenious...her vision of Hellenic Greece is earthy and alive.' -- Independent on Sunday
Simply and strongly done, laying bare many of our mortal anxieties -- The Times
The novel is a bright, hard, fine-cut gem -- The Sunday Times
This is a book to dwell on, to ponder, and delight in -- Scotsman
Vickers is comically irreverent about her own profession and deft at teasing out the slippery truths of Oedipus's tale. -- Observer
Vickers's retelling of Freud and Tiresias's exchanges is witty and revealing -- Sunday Times
Revisit a crime committed long ago which has disturbing reverberations for us all . . .