• "A dark vision...a beautiful, disturbing novel"

    Los Angeles Times
  • "Mishima writes with a fury that seldom flags"

    Glasgow Herald
  • "Glitters with images of beauty and destruction, cruelty and sacrifice, dedication and betrayal"

    The Times
  • "An amazing literary feat"

    Chicago Tribune
  • "I adore Mishima's prose and vivid descriptions. They pull me out of my daily reality"

    Amanda Harlech, Harpers Bazaar