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“[An] ingeniously constructed literary thriller.”— Minneapolis Star Tribune 
 
 “[An] elegant, hypnotic novel. . . . An elegy for lost—and perhaps only imagined—innocence.” —The Washington Post
 
“Compelling. . . . Perhaps all novelists can be said to wrestle with morality; Mandel seems to wrestle with it at greater length and in greater depth than most. . . . First-rate fiction.” —Dallas Morning News
 
“A novel noir that wears its influences proudly on the beige sleeve of its trench coat…. Delightful.” —Paste

“Trumpets [Mandel’s] talents: her charismatic verbal grace and acuity, the rich atmosphere she creates.” —The Boston Globe
 
“Emily St. John Mandel is astonishing.” —Emma Straub, author of The Vacationers
 
“[Mandel] is a stunningly beautiful writer whose complex, flawed, and well-drawn characters linger with you.” —Sarah McCarry, Tor.com
 
“Fascinating.” —Booklist
 
“Riveting. . . . Evocative, intriguing, and complex, this novel is as smooth as the underbelly of a deadly, furtive reptile.” —Library Journal (starred review)
 
“A rewarding read.”  —Foreword magazine
 
“Result[s] in both sophistication and suspense.” —Publishers Weekly
 
“[Mandel’s] writing is pure elegance.” —Patrick DeWitt, author of Sisters Brothers

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