A dazzlingly gifted writer...David Bowie was a big Thomson fan, and you get a feeling he'd have loved this atmospheric tale of an affair between two young women in 1920s and 30s Paris.-- "Guardian (London)"
In this seamless and comprehensive tale, Thomson shines a light on two impressive and memorable life stories.-- "Publishers Weekly"
With a dash of Midnight in Paris and a hint of Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer's The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, this part love story, part thriller is sure to captivate.-- "Library Journal"
Readers enamored of Paris in its artistic and literary heyday and curious about overlooked historical women and members of the LGBT community will be moved by Thomson's lovely, quietly powerful novel of reinvention in many forms.-- "Booklist"
A richly imagined work of historical fiction that succeeds in capturing the essence of each distinct period...captivating and heartfelt.-- "Shelf Awareness"
Spans art and literature, war and imprisonment, madness and devotion...beguiling.-- "Kirkus Reviews"