Alif features mature, including lesbian themes, and is not for children or sensitive readers.

I really enjoyed this story a lot. The plot was interesting and held my attention for the entire book.

The characters in this book are likable and relatable and it was a great way to spend the weekend.

R. Kabachuk
Well written romantic love story, this novel also presents a realistic view on a life under a totalitarian regime. The oppressive atmosphere is shown from the point of view of a young and na´ve woman, and mostly concerns minute nuisances and limitations imposed by corrupt government on its subjects. The tone of the book is light and satirical, and the countries mentioned are not real. But still I caught strong similarities to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan which I and my colleagues had the misfortune to visit in the early 2000s.


Interesting couldn't stop reading it. Would have loved to know them in the next Chapter of their lives. The commentary on prostitution, dictatorship and women's rights was very interesting, especially the differing viewpoints of the various women.

Alaric McDermot

Bradley is a gifted writer, and the characters are well created. This is by no means titillating in intent and there are thought provoking passages.

Native Law
You write very smoothly.  The story line, though clearly your own very imaginative work, reminds me of a cross between Huxley’s “Brave New World” and Ann Rice’s ”Sleeping Beauty”.  I do easily envision this as a published work.

Wind River
It’s well written and held my attention the whole time. One of those I didn’t want to put down.