A delightfully twisted tale, full of sharp humour and keen observations. Oskar makes for a very memorable modern day anti-hero
— The Mirror
A dark, beautifully crafted and, at times hilarious, story about a young man’s spiritual transformation. Highly recommended for young adults and grown ups alike
— Fiona Parker, panellist on the WHSmith Childrens' Book Awards
Unique, absorbing, complex and absolutely unforgettable
— Raminta Raj, Book Blogger @Book_Inspector
Insightful… moving ... on a par with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
— Linda Townsend
Written with enormous humour and compassion, Oskar and his supporting cast live well beyond the pages of this highly imaginative and haunting tale. Hugely thought-provoking, this would be a fantastic book to read and discuss with young adults
— Sarah Quigley, school librarian, Compass School, Southwark
Deliciously dark humour…an absolute triumph of a character
— Linda Hill
A stunning debut. Made me laugh out loud, cry … and ache with recognition
— The Huffington Post
A magical, thought-provoking and uplifting tale...one of this year’s must-reads
— Daily Mirror
A life-affirming and original debut from a local author who is really one to watch
— Waterstones, Notting Hill
A wonderful concept! I loved the idea of being offered a retrospective of one’s life.
— Sue Scott, London
Cinema Lumière is one of those magical stories you cannot put down… full of sharp wit and an understanding of the human condition.
— Lee Carter, Ladbroke Grove
The characters are so unique and well described.
— Giselle Douglas, Shepherds Bush