“will leave an indelible mark on all who reads it”
"A very fine debut novel indeed. Recommended to book clubs f
or its portrayal of the sheer strength of women."
“a compelling read… if you love ML Steadman’s
Between the Oceans
then you will probably enjoy this”
New Books Magazine
"this is a story of a mother's love which will capture your heart"
No. 1 Magazine
"dark, atmospheric first novel"
"This is an exceptional debut novel and one that I'd urge anyone to read"
Dulwich Books Review
“In my unending search for the next Scandinavian crime sensation I was a sitting target for
Dea Brovig's first novel. Brovig moved to the UK from Norway in her late teens, but her stark and windswept
childhood is still much in evidence here”
"...crisp prose which conjures the haunting atmosphere of an insular town on a cold coast"
The Writes of Women
"At first I was impressed and
by the end I was astounded"
Orange Pekoe Reviews
“an absorbing read”
A Life in Books
“The whole is suffused in the isolation of the Norwegian
coastal town perfectly captured with only the merest hint of description. This isn't the Scandinavia
of current crime vogue, but much more akin to t
he writing of Tove Jansson.”
an interesting and thought-provoki
Escapades of a Book Worm
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