'An original work of serious accomplishment' Paul Bailey, Independent.
'A curious and elegiac work, it takes no prisoners when it comes to the realities of birth and death. Tenderly translated by Silvestre Mazzarella' Independent.
'A powerful and at times genuinely spellbinding piece of work' Billy O'Callaghan, Irish Examiner.
'A real gem ... Beautifully written ... Wonderfully well evoked ... It reminded me a little of The Tiger's Wife' Liz Jensen, Radio Four.
'Her evocation of rural life feels authentic and the atmosphere of earthy darkness is well sustained' Sunday Times.
'Incredibly moving ... I really enjoyed it' Miranda Sawyer, Radio Four.