"Compelling…takes us deep into the territory of the heart, with all its rocky roads and shimmering possibilities,"
— Los Angeles Times
"About as wonderful as anything Brookner has ever written."
— Carol Kino, The New York Times Book Review
"Poignant, beautifully told…. Only a writer of great passion, conviction and artistry could [create such] a spellbinding portrait of the dreams and frustrations of the human heart."
— Christian Science Monitor