Yellow received high
praise when first published in the UK in
early 2004, with The Times Literary
Supplement saying, 'Simple but highly
effective, Yellow sets the net
curtains of one's mind a twitch,' and The
Daily Mail describing it as 'a taut,
maze-like narrative that will entrap you
within pages.' Opinion in the USA has been a
little more mixed - most offer praise but a
few, such as the reviewer for Publishers
Weekly, are less enthusiastic saying, "Visman
does turn out some sharp prose while keeping
readers guessing, but Stella is too grating
to hold readers' sympathy, even when she
In response to PW I would ask, since when do we have to like a character to appreciate ...
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