'Schwarz shows the fragility, complexity and danger inherent in love'
'Schwarz is interested in... the kind of emotional causality that produces jealousy and revenge. She observes these things with a combination of delicacy and ruthlessness, exploring the machinery of incident, accident and coincidence'
'Schwarz hinges her tale around a series of accidents - some happy, others with devastating consequences. But what matters more than the events themselves is how they reverberate and bear fatal pressures on the fracture points in a relationship'