Case does enchant, certainly, but--more
important--the book admirably and resolutely
sees the world as it really is."
—William Boyd, New York Times Book Review
elusive, but vivid and exact, this is a brilliant
book by a brilliant writer."
—Karen Joy Fowler (author of "The Jane Austen Book Club")
ratifies every dream one might have of a tropical
landscape....She is, however, as smart and up-
to-date as she can be....A dazzling
performance."—Anita Desai, New York Review of Books
chic I've read."—Sudip Bose, Washington Times