'This affecting novel investigates a man's relationship with the island he fled in his youth - Haiti - and the land in which he made a name for himself - Quebec. A meditation on loss and exile' Financial Times.
'Moves fluidly between free verse and prose' Guardian.
'A poetic, melancholic tour de force ... a compelling, intense, stark and poignant exploration of living life as an outsider ... 'the great Haitian novel'' New Internationalist magazine.
'In an age of great post-colonial migrations, this is a magnificent book' Grégoire Leménager, Nouvel Observateur.
'A richly haunting novel, with prose melting into poetry' Quentin Mills-Fenn, Uptown.
'A tour de force of partial autobiography' GQ magazine.
This magnificent meditation on loss and political exile looks set to become one of the great poetic statements of homesickness and return . . . I have not read such an affecting or humane book in years; it should be read by all exiles everywhere.