An unforgettable story
The Ballad of Perilous Graves is not only an engrossing adventure but a potent homage to the beating heart of one of the world's most magical cities
A wild, dark and joyful love song to New Orleans, the power of stories, and hope in the face of destruction
Alex Jennings writes with an energy and a profusion of imagination and vividness that carries you off. Brilliant!
A beautiful song full of magic and rhythm, darkness and delight. A profoundly gorgeous debut
Wild, witty, and profound. . . a cosmic storm of talent
I ached to live in their world. A stunning debut that is sure to become a classic
His lyrical prose dances to a rhythm all its own
Scary, sweet, lyrical, and real
An enchanting, energetic, wild ride of a story set to a staccato melody. The electric prose leaps off the page in a riot of colours and sounds
A hallucinatory wonder of a debut'