A whirlwind of contemporary social issues . . . an extreme and entertaining picture of modern urban life. How Libby Purves manages to weave all this into a comedy, I don't know. But she does.
Humorous and touching
Libby Purves has excelled herself with this portrait of a dysfunctional clan, which is as full of sharp observations, insight and humour as her readers will have come to expect
Purves ties up this tale with her usual skill . . . a modern fable with an old-fashioned message of tolerance and humanity at its core.
An astute tale of modern middle-class family breakdown and role reversals. An urban sitcom turned upside-down
An author who tackles difficult contemporary issues with insight and compassion. Expect the unexpected in PASSING GO, a tale for our times.
sharply observed, thought-provoking, witty - and ultimately optimistic and, indeed, heart-warming
Urban life depicted in a most revealing way