"Devastating…Her tending to language, as we’ve come to expect, is loving, cutting and exact." –The Montreal Gazette
"A narrative of subtleties and nuances, reminiscent of the narratives of the later Henry James." –The Toronto Star
"Elegant…Her poetry of forlornness is stronger and stranger than ever. Brightness falls from the air everywhere in this novel." –Hermione Lee, The New Yorker
From the Hardcover edition.