'What a yearning, tenderly bruising beauty of a book. Generous, gorgeous and funny, it's a brilliant portrayal of friendship in the roaring noughties. When I finished, I was so bereft and impressed that I turned straight back to the beginning and started again'
'Unputdownable. Totally wonderful'
'Engrossing . . . a powerful book with characters that will stay with you'
'An absolute page-turner of a coming-of-age story, a debut that pulls you in and doesn't let you go until the final page'
I was immediately pulled in with that wonderful feeling of "Ah, this is going to sail me along and provide huge delight." I longed to get back to it over the few days I read it and remained utterly gripped throughout