'a beautifully crafted tale of bereavement, intimate human suffering and the curious specks of reparation that death can bring ... this is a simply stunning book. Fans of Mark Haddon and Haruki Murakami will be enraptured' Time Out.
'A humane, disconcerting and pleasurable text. In other words, it is a truly beautiful novel' Le Monde.
'a novel packed with sophisticated ideas which should, like a rare delicacy, be savoured slowly' Tribune.
'A truly stunning piece ... This is an extremely clever book, which is also deeply witty. Splendid' Image Magazine.
'Hotakainen's books are not meant to be mindlessly devoured - but demand to be read in one sitting' Savon Sanomat.
'quaint and quirky book' Irish Times.