'William Nicholson writes so well about love . . . It's a comfortable scenario, yet heaving with emotion and yearning . . . as we all do'
'You'll love it . . . so intimate, so socially spot on. Nicholson writes beautifully about love, tear-jerkingly well about parents and children'
'It's the simple truthfulness of his portrayal of men and women's emotional and sexual lives that will surely earn Nicholson another batch of happy readers'
'Nicholson is a subtle and addictive writer who deserves to be a household name . . . [with] his remarkable eye for detail and for the weaknesses of human nature'
'Nicholson's great strength lies in his ability to make the reader understand and care about his characters . . . He is particularly concerned with morality and love, subjects that have inspired all great novelists. It is a joy to find a contemporary writer passionately engaged with both'
'Nicholson is a masterly writer'
'Nicholson is excellent at dialogue and his eye for period detail is almost as good'