in the national Dutch press:

“Tremendous tension, poignant stillness, heart-rendingly true.”

“Bohlmeijer writes with specially fine empathy, giving goose bumps. Highly evocative, spine-chilling, moving.”

“Tension, feeling and depth blend harmonically. The reader is invited to look behind the facts and see where cause and effect are touching each other. Behind the crime there’s also a vulnerable victim. Sharp boundaries are fading, to create understanding and forgiveness.”

“The book is exciting due to the wonderful writing; beautiful sentences take us into the emotions and thoughts of both families.”

Far-reaching actions by only human people
authentic and intense on a frightening closeness
between being normal and crazy, fate and free will,
with guilt or second chances and children at stake.

The line between wrong and right
is the thread from a spider’s web.’