• "De Bernieres brilliantly evokes the red heat of Australian summers. Heat lifts off the pages: turning them is like opening furnace doors"

  • "When I finished the final chapter I immediately extended a sought-after invitation to my dog to spend the night on the bed"

  • "Contains some of his best writing"

    Sunday Times
  • "It's a novel that will appeal to everyone whether they're dog-lovers or not."

    Daily Express