• "Inspiring...provides the best possible introduction to the novels but also the portrait of a dedicated artist"

  • "Ways of Escape is as good as the best of its kind...marvellously rich"

    William Trevor, Guardian
  • "Excellent reading...wonderfully good"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "The writing is suffused with melancholy regret, not for what he writes, one feels, but for what he has left out"

  • "Greene is unrivalled in his ability to evoke location and the human condition"

    Carol Drinkwater, Daily Express