'Again we can salute this enterprising publisher for chipping away at our insularity. A haunting, apocalyptic novella, supremely and deliberately difficult to pin down... We are in a fictional landscape where literalism is no help to us, and we are all the richer for it.' Nicholas Lezard, The Guardian


'While The Man I Became entertains us with the strangeness of anthropomorphism, it is profoundly engaged with the strangeness of being human.' Lucy Carlyle, The Times Literary Supplement


 'A stunning exploration of man’s inherent inhumanity… The first of Peirene’s 2016 Fairy Tale: End of Innocence series, this exceptional opener packs a powerful punch.’ Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Evening Post


'...an ambitious and provocative dissection of human nature.'   Oxford Culture Review


‘Simple, but wonderful and impassioned.’ De Standaard


‘A heart-warming novella in bleak times.’ Humo