Louise Erdrich is the rarest kind of writer, as compassionate as she is sharp-sighted
The poet laureate of the contemporary Native American experience
Erdrich is one of the greatest living American writers
No one can break your heart and fill it with light all in the same book - sometimes in the same paragraph - quite like Louise Erdrich
A novel that reckons with ghosts - of both specific people but also the shadows resulting from America's violent, dark habits
Scintillating . . . More than a gripping ghost story, The Sentence offers profound insights into the effects of the global pandemic and the collateral damage of systemic racism. It adds up to one of Erdrich's most . . . illuminating works to date
'Strange, enchanting and funny: a work about motherhood, doom, regret and the magic - dark, benevolent and every shade in between - of words on paper'
'The story is, perhaps above all, about the peace available to us in books like this'
'[Tookie's] journey, captured in Erdrich's expert prose, is a cathartic and comforting story that book lovers will gobble up'