Uncompromising, fierce and emotionally vast.
- Omar El Akkad
Pulsing with vitality... inspired
Kirkus starred review
Extraordinary, intoxicating...a brilliant new voice
Paints a picture of contemporary India we won't easily forget [...] An instant classic
- The Times of India
When I come to We That Are Young, I come to an extraordinary re-imagining of King Lear in a culture and a cultural moment that resonates so powerfully, that it is as exciting for me as coming upon Lear for the first time.
- James Shapiro, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Powerful, engrossing... perfectly constructed, magnificently written.
- Jim Crace, Chair of judges, the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018
Misogyny, religious and caste predjuduce, plus the madness of money all make for a magnificent, dark and satirical drama.
- Samira Ahmed, judge, the Desmond Elliott Prize, 2018
Fearlessly carves a territory of its own
- Publisher's Weekly
We That Are Young’s restaging of the core conundrums of Shakespeare’s King Lear in the light of global capitalism will haunt readers for many generations to come.
- Sandeep Parmar, LA Review of Books