• "Singularly beautiful and moving"

    Evelyn Waugh
  • "One of the most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody's language"

    William Faulkner
  • "In a class by himself...the ultimate chronicler of twentieth-century man's consciousness and anxiety"

    William Golding
  • "Devastating study of the collision of different kinds of faith, betrayal and commitment"

    The Times
  • "Greene's novel of illicit love captures perfectly the atmosphere of rainy wartime London - try to read this in one sitting if you can"