And lots of 'em! The following are all starred reviews.
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
"This dizzying and ambitious novel marks an
auspicious start to Syjuco's career." —Publishers Weekly