"Imbued with intelligence and a master's attention to words and all the many ways they can mean."
-- Wilson Library Bulletin
"With his extraordinary imagery and language, Kelly creates a masterful, magical fusion of poetry and prose."
-- Publishers Weekly
"Kelly writes of small moments with large intent -- most of these pieces are no more than a few pages, but their dramatic impact is great."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"The book has the quality of those dazzling, structured, receding arches seen in old abbeys, which entice the mind away into spaces of light, air, and stone."
-- Woodstock Times
"There are individual pieces in here as close to perfection as anything you've ever read."
-- City Paper (Baltimore)
"Tantalizing, unsettling, wondrous strange."
-- Review of Contemporary Fiction