Kingdom of Strangers Reviews
"Starred Review. With intelligence, patience, and meticulous detail, Ferraris evokes a complex culture profoundly ambivalent about female power." - Publishers Weekly
"Accomplished prose, an intricate mystery and insider Saudi scoop make for an unusual and winning combination." - Kirkus Reviews
"A formidably talented writer... An adroitly plotted, fast-paced mystery... Ferraris's characters are compelling and utterly human." - Boston Globe
"Smart and thoroughly entertaining... Tension is everywhere as Ferraris builds suspense." - Salon.com
"Armchair travelers eager to learn about a remote culture without leaving the comfort (and safety!) of home are sure to find what they're looking for." - San Francisco Chronicle
"Every detail of this novel is exact and exciting... A riveting literary mystery that will hook readers with every sordid, fascinating, even heartwarming detail until the final page... A whopping good tale... Timely, exciting, urgent... not to be missed." - Roanoke Times
"A sensitive look at the life in the city of Jeddah. The novel has a strong sense of place - the author knows the territory... Ferraris has good feel for her two main characters and a beautiful sense of poetic timing... A reworking of a typical police procedural scene is brilliant." - Los Angeles Times
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