Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, September 1, 2013:
“Atmospheric, lyric and unexpected.”
Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, September 9, 2013:
“The casual beauty of the language and the complex storytelling style create a haunting, atmospheric novel about friendship, betrayal, and loss.”
Starred Review, The Horn Book, January/February 2014:
” Though the layers are many, they coalesce into a dreamlike, eerie whole told in mesmerizing, sensuous prose.”
From the Hardcover edition.