"I loved The Brothers. The blend of suggested menace and sly humour was unlike anything else I could remember." Bronia Kita, author of  The Swansong of Wilbur McCrum

 

"Fine tension between the clarity and irony of the writing and the tormented emotional atmosphere.The dark battle between the brothers foreshadows civil war and the story offers an intense illumination of time and place." Helen Dunmore, author of House of Orphans