• "A clever, entertaining book...charged with a sense of purpose"

    Sunday Times
  • "Gradually he comes to accept what the locals take for granted: everybody likes the Pope, racism thrives, the barber is a faith healer, the bank manager asks what interest rate you want to pay and the devoted church-going pharmacist upholds Catholicism on a Sunday but shows commercial flair the rest of the week by selling cut-price condoms... A rich treat from start to finish"

    Sunday Express
  • "Tough, funny and sceptical"