'An unabashedly frangipani-scented - and wholly satisfying - armchair read'
'Breathtaking pace and verve... a delight'
'A love song to a slice of paradise that's teetering on the edge... a complete joy'
' A joy to read, at once humorous, touching and poetic... The Pirate's Daughter charms as surely as any dashing film hero'
'Cezair-Thompson has a light enough touch to tie such weighty issues as race, class and politics...a panorama of the diverse life of Jamaica held together by a sense of beguilement with the island itself'