“From the outset there is an ominous rumbling beneath the surface of the story . . . that something wicked this way comes. When it does its form is insidious, conniving, and in keeping with the book’s disquietude. In the meantime, even the mundane task of ordering furniture on the internet takes on a hallucinatory, fairytale quality: a well-priced set of chairs turns out to be dollhouse-sized, but before returning them the narrator arranges them in various rooms, a tiny study in Wonderland logic.” —Keziah Weir, Vanity Fair
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