An enthralling novel

O, The Oprah Magazine

Imaginative, compassionate and convincing

Wall Street Journal

In what she has to say about love and betrayal there is profound truth

The Times (UK)

Spellbinding

Sunday Telegraph (UK)

A gripping story of love and betrayal. Dora is the most attractive fictional heroine in a long time

New Statesman

A pacy and exciting read. Captures perfectly the sense of her characters’ deprived and dangerous lives

Daily Mail

A ripper

Stephen Romei, The Australian

Superb… Still as acutely creepy a look into what life was actually like there as I’ve been able to find

William Gibson, New York Times

Your book Stasiland struck me like no other in the last five years. It is fascinating, entertaining, hilarious, horrifying and very important

Tom Hanks

Meticulous and compassionate… a heroic act of listening

London Review of Books

Unforgettable

Sydney Morning Herald

A terrific read

Evening Standard

A fascinating book. It is written with rare literary flair. I can think of no better introduction to the brutal reality of East German repression

Sunday Telegraph

The detail of her cases is so powerful as to disarm

Times Literary Supplement

An enthralling novel

O, The Oprah Magazine

Imaginative, compassionate and convincing

Wall Street Journal

In what she has to say about love and betrayal there is profound truth

The Times (UK)

Spellbinding

Sunday Telegraph (UK)

A gripping story of love and betrayal. Dora is the most attractive fictional heroine in a long time

New Statesman

A pacy and exciting read. Captures perfectly the sense of her characters’ deprived and dangerous lives

Daily Mail

A ripper

Stephen Romei, The Australian

Superb… Still as acutely creepy a look into what life was actually like there as I’ve been able to find

William Gibson, New York Times

Your book Stasiland struck me like no other in the last five years. It is fascinating, entertaining, hilarious, horrifying and very important

Tom Hanks

Meticulous and compassionate… a heroic act of listening

London Review of Books

Unforgettable

Sydney Morning Herald

A terrific read

Evening Standard

A fascinating book. It is written with rare literary flair. I can think of no better introduction to the brutal reality of East German repression

Sunday Telegraph

The detail of her cases is so powerful as to disarm

Times Literary Supplement