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Praise for Johanna Skibsrud

“Deeply compassionate and beautiful…. Like The Sentimentalists, Quartet explores the limits of moral freedom and the mutability of human perceptions. But its characters are less important in themselves than as notes in an all-encompassing, eternal music.”
—The Globe and Mail

“[It] is exhilarating to join [Skibsrud] working at these bracing heights, where no abstraction – not God, not time, not death, not art, not the meaning of life – is out of bounds.”
– Joanna Scutts, Washington Post

“Quartet for the End of Time is a brilliant work of art, and it is brilliant in so many ways—its dense, rich, and immaculate prose, its vivid evocation of a watershed period in American history, its high-stakes political and personal drama, and, above all, its intimate and completely compelling portraits of human beings struggling to do the right thing under ambiguous moral circumstances.  This wholly realized book has everything I crave in a work of fiction.”
—Tim O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried