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  • A sharp-eyed debut . . . Tests the boundaries of what used to be called chick-lit

  • There are sharply skewered set pieces, but also tender observations . . . a promising, deftly written, often entertaining and poignant debut novel

    Sunday Times
  • I absolutely adored it. So clever and funny and such a treat. The pages really did turn themselves

    Cathy Rentzenbrink
  • A stunning achievement: I was laughing out loud, doing my best a few minutes later not to burst into tears and then angry that it had all come to an end. So moving, so funny, so beautifully written and so poignant. Brilliant

    Stanley Tucci
  • Utter BRILLIANCE. Dolly is such an insightful commentator on love, longing, friendship and emotional landscapes. I absolutely LOVED it!

    Marian Keyes
  • Dolly Alderton's writing is incredibly intimate, tender, and observant. Ghosts is a fantastic novel about friendship, family, and love

    Holliday Grainger
  • You know a book has hit the spot when you've decided before finishing which friend you're going to pass it to. The writer's skill at dissecting love and relationships translates seamlessly into fiction

    Evening Standard
  • This brilliantly observed novel will make you nod, laugh and cry in recognition

    The Sun
  • Such clever writing, wonderfully funny; fab characters and delightful details. Divine

    Nina Stibbe
  • If you've ever been disappointed by a man it will vindicate every mixed-up emotion you've ever had about it

    Laura Jane Williams

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