• "He is an epic and, at moments, visionary writer-Griffiths, through this man's gentle but raging voice, gives one of the great depictions of alcoholism"

    Toby Litt, Guardian
  • "Niall Griffiths is an actual literary star. He writes with vim and sympathy about the things young people do"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "In the top rank of contemporary British authors...He brings tremendous rhythm and energy to his prose"

  • "Stump is the author's gentlest and funniest book by far-He has a prose style as compelling and seductive as any writer in the land"

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  • "The range of Griffiths's achievement is as exhilarating as the reach of his ambition"