“A masterpiece . . . seamlessly mixes psychological disintegration, the dissolution of a marriage and . . . a classic ghost story.”—USA Today
“Angelica impresses first as a clever send-up of the late Victorian novel, and then becomes its own very original thing.
It is engrossing, deeply moving, and—precisely because it is moving—very frightening.”—Stephen King
“Starts as a ghost story . . . turns into a spectacular, ever-proliferating tale of mingled motives, psychological menace, and delicately told crises of appetite and loneliness.”—The New Yorker
“Spellbinding . . . cements this young novelist’s reputation as one of the best writers in America.”—The Washington Post Book World