'Enviably well written ...one perfect sentence after another'
'Like William Styron's moving memoir of depression, Darkness Visible, there is profound empathy here'
A fine meditation on what is salvaged from loss. A humane and manly book
[A] moving and honest account...the book contains countless heartbreaking moments
A beautifully crafted portrait of bereavement that tells us something new about the landscape, people, customs and hardship that he encountered along the way
Profoundly moving...it is impossible not to be touched
As much a celebration of Dominic's life and the brothers' relationship as it is a lament for his passing
'An immensely moving, truthful and honest elegy. Stephenson has created something extraordinary'
'An extraordinary and courageous book'
Remarkable... seldom will you find grief anatomised quite so acutely and honestly
'A remarkably moving and compelling read. The travelogue and biography is a celebration of his brother's life and deals courageously with the journey to understand his death in the Asian tsunami on Ko Phi Phi'