"The final, and the most powerful, part of Javier Marías's monumental trilogy. Together the three volumes constitute one of the great novels in modern European literature... a triumph" (Antony Beevor Sunday Telegraph
"One of the most remarkable novels of our time, utterly compelling, as addictive as Proust... Marías blends fact and fiction seamlessly. He is marvellously observant and also inventive...One of the great works of modern European fiction" (Allan Massie Scotsman, Books of the Year
"Those who have followed Your Face Tomorrow
through its first two volumes will find its conclusion, Poison, Shadow and Farewell
, mesmerising. They will surely feel that it has been one of the defining reading experiences of their life and look forward to starting all over again" (Literary Review
"And with this triumphant finale - the longest and best of all three - it becomes impossible to resist the thought that this deeply strange creation...may very well be the first authentic literary masterpiece of the 21st century" (James Lasdun The Guardian
"An outstanding book that rounds off one of the most thoughtful and inspiring fictional works of the last decade" (Independent
The concluding part to Marías' masterwork: 'This trilogy must be one of the greatest novels of our age' (Antony Beevor).