• "Engagingly written and scrupulously researched."

  • "The benchmark by which all future Dylan biographies will be judged."

    USA Today
  • "Many writers have tried to probe [Dylan's] life, but never has it been done so well, and so captivatingly."

    Boston Globe
  • "Blows away more of the fog than anyone else has managed to do."

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Sets a standard few rock'n'roll chronicles have attained."

  • "Valuable for its sober telling of this extraordinary tale."

    Sunday Times
  • "A fine book that contributes signifiantly to a further understanding of the man, his music, mythology and legend. For newcomers and non-believers, it offers a perfect, contextualised overview of, and introduction to, Dylan. For more serious Dylanophiles it also provides much that is new, valuable and true."

    Time Out
  • "Dylan comes alive...Sounes has added a wealth of new information to Dylan studies."

    New York Times Book Review
  • "[Sounes] has a historian's gift for recreating the spirit of a time."