"Liliana Heker is one of the most remarkable voices of the Argentinean generation after Borges. Subtle, witty, intelligent and compassionate, her fiction chronicles the small tragedies that take place within the vast tragedy of our history. Heker is, in my mind, a universal and indispensable writer."—Alberto Manguel

"This spectrum of emotion and thought furnishes the book with a literary richness and depth."—Three Percent

"At times aggressive and vulgar, at others cool and analytical, at still others warmly sentimental."—Belletrista

"Page gripping, cringing, back-of-the-neck shivers."—Ploughshares