• "An outrageously gifted funny man"

  • "It makes one laugh... and that is a gift above rubies"

    Financial Times
  • "Redback does for Australia what Clive James has done for England... Literate, outrageously and consistently very funny"

    Time Out
  • "The most beguiling innovation in British letters in years. Rude, stylish, conversational, pithy, anecdotal, ruminative, fantastical, self-deprecating, allusive"

    John Walsh
  • "Dazzlingly, brilliantly clever; and side-splittingly, knee-slappingly funny"

    Washington Post