A wonderful, really remarkable novel...fascinating, unusual, original
A magical, distinctive tale.
As enchanting as it is surprising ... Obreht's prose style is full-bodied and vibrant, and she conjures brilliant images on every page.
War and its legacy ricochets through Obreht's kaleidoscopic dance of myth, folk memory and interrelated stories ... dizzying and ambitious
a stunning tale with the mythic quality of a fairy story
Mysterious and funny
A distinctive, magical tale