• "Acutely and poignantly observed-there is still fire in the old devil's belly"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "As finely judged, as exactly observed, as vividly conceived as anything he has written"

    The Times
  • "Funny, touching, well-constructed, sharply evocative of time and place and written with characteristic Amisian aplomb. It is a first class addition to his oeuvre"

  • "Will have you whooping with delight"

    John Osborne, Literary Review