And lots of 'em! The following are all starred reviews.
"First novels rarely show such reach and depth.”—Kirkus Reviews
"Through his vivid use of language, Syjuco has crafted a beautiful work of historical fiction that's part mystery and part sociopolitical commentary. Readers who enjoyed Junot Díaz's The
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao will enjoy this literary gem.” —Library Journal
"This dizzying and ambitious novel marks an auspicious start to Syjuco's career." —Publishers Weekly