• "Not a book that should be read in public, for fear of emitting loud snorts"

    The Times
  • "Laugh-out-loud funny"

    The Good Book Guide
  • "Splendid... What's enjoyable is that there's as much of Bryson in here as there is of Britain"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Bryson is funny because he is not afraid to give completely of himself"

    Daily Express
  • "Astute and funny...a tribute to [Britain's] enchantments by an unabashed anglophile."

    New York Times