"Masterful…. A deeper sort of procedural, in effect a kind of manual in morality forensics."
—The Denver Post
“A top-notch thriller…has all Mankell’s trademarks: fine characters, a complex plot, a moody, expressive style.”
—The Globe & Mail
“A cautionary tale, an exploration of family relationships, a provocative portrayal of grief and an indictment of worldwide ignorance.” —Bookreporter