• "Mind-blowing stuff"

    Sunday Times
  • "[Alan Guth's] remarkably lucid account is set to become a seminal text in cosmology...helping us up the learning curve without ever making recourse to unfriendly mathematical equations"

    Literary Review
  • "[Guth] conveys how science can be an intensely social and interactive activity, and the erratic and fitful way in which new ideas clarify"

    The Times
  • "One of the most fascinating and fundamental fields of human enquiry...handsomely rewards study"

    Financial Times