'Painfully perceptive and passionate, NEVER FAR FROM NOWHERE hits a raw nerve with its powerful concoction of poignancy and humour'
'Passionate and angry'
'In this lively, crisp, raw voice, young black Londoners may have found their Roddy Doyle'
'Levy's raw sense of realism and depth of feeling infuses every line'
'An inspired coming-of-age novel with a mature grasp of generational conflict, pressure to conform, and the fraught process of discovering one's identity, NEVER FAR FROM NOWHERE should be read by anyone who is growing up in Britain today'
'The story is well told, does not dodge complexity and rings true'