• "When Tom Sharpe turns his attention to a very minor public school- the result is predictably savage. Hoaxes, chases, car crashes, shootings, and general mayhem. Wicked riotous humour"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Wildly hilarious pot-shots at the public school system and the sacred cows of adventure fiction"

  • "You'll enjoy this wild and, in places, wildly funny story- It is all an hilarious send-up of the Dornford Yates style of thriller with some modernistic Sharpe barbs added"

    Daily Express
  • "

    One of our best contemporary comic writers- very, very funny


    Birmingham Evening Mail
  • "Excellently funny"

    Auberon Waugh, Daily Mail