Catriona Ward doesn't hold back on colour: the desolate island her characters inhabit, with its carefully described constant crashing waves, is conjured so vividly you could almost taste the salty air.
A wonderful literary gothic tale
You liked The Wasp Factory? Meet Little Eve
A smart and moving examination of self delusion and the lengths people go to to keep faith . . . I raced through it
Little Eve is a sublime, utterly compelling tale which grabbed me by the lapels and wouldn't let go. A dark, beautiful, gleaming novel. I loved it
Little Eve is brilliantly plotted, wonderfully well written and full of surprises. It has perfect timing, line by line
Little Eve brims with dark energy, full of haunting, surprising turns. You will be guessing and gasping till the end