Superb... always engaging, sometimes beautiful and often funny'
Captivating... Snapper could do for birdwatchers what Annie Proulx did for small-town newspaper reporters and cowboys
Funny and adroit fiction
Brilliant... an absolute joy of a book. I predict big things for it
Brimming with unusual characters and hilarious idisoyncracies... Kimberling shows much promise
Fascinating and captivating
Funny and absorbing'
'Lyrical, comic and packed with piercing descriptions... at the same time as being down-to-earth and humorous, Snapper is suffused with a certain melancholy, and it is Kimberling's expert balancing of all these elements that allows the novel's insights - into who we are and where we come from - to hit home'
'[The] coolest of cool...a quirky and memorable debut'