Utterly, compulsively readable, [it] could be this award-winning young author's best novel yet.
A serious, distinctive and eminently readable story of faith and family; about the demands of the world and the desires of the individual.
Ashworth's most confident work yet and one that strengthens her reputation as an author worth watching.
A serious novel seriously engaged with big themes. It is also very funny.
It is rare to find a novel that is so complex, so damn clever and yet at once readable... a truly exceptional novel.
Jenn Ashworth's The Friday Gospels will make a nicely unsettling poolside read. Brought up in a Mormon family, here she turns her fictional talents to the Church of Latter-day Saints, both its dark and its hilarious sides.
Grim and comic in equal measures, this is an acutely observer account of growing up as a Latter-day Saint in Lancashire
Ashworth's darkly comic third novel concerns the unravelling of a close-knit Mormon family in Lancashire, and evolves into a sympathetic, forgiving and absorbing portrait of family life.