The Testament of Jessie Lamb Reviews
"A powerful dystopian novel
Long-listed for the Booker Prize, Rogers' mesmerizing tale is frighteningly timely and bound to spark rich book club discussions." - Booklist
"A disturbing story that, in the end, somehow seems a bit shallow." - Kirkus Reviews
"The novel does not set up an elaborate apocalypse, but astringently strips away the smears hiding the apocalypses we really face. Like Jessie's, it is a small, calm voice of reason in a nonsensical world." - The Independent (UK)
"Jane Rogers has captured Jessie's voice brilliantly, alternating a teenager's solipsism with a growing awareness of the wider world. Jessie's self-conviction is both admirable and infuriating, and the reader is torn between her clear, unequivocal conclusions and the intricate, heartfelt compromises of her parents." - Times Literary Supplement (UK )
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