"The Stone Sky is a phenomenal end to a fantastic series"
— The Verge
"The 21st-Century fantasy trilogy that changed the game"
— The New York Times
"The Priory of the Orange Tree does eventually get its legs underneath it for a satisfying endgame, it remains something of an unbalanced, unwieldy beast"
"Shannon’s strengths are her graphic world-building and the presentation of the queendoms"
— The Guardian
"with this daring work, James has expanded the scope of the contemporary novel"
— Literary Review
"Remarkable prose, distilled quality and tight rhythms abound in this wild fantastical tale"
— Irish Times
"a reworking of fable and an incisive look at class, migration, exclusion and loss"
— The Scotsman
"...magical yet deeply creepy"
— New Statesman
"The feverish inventiveness of Jasper Fforde’s latest novel is exhaustive — and at times exhausting"
— The Times
"Fforde’s long-awaited new novel is ultimately a bunch of fun, yet it fails to leave a lasting impression"