Reviews

  • "This delightful fable shows him at the height of his powers"

    Observer
  • "John Cheever is an enchanted realist, and his voice, in his luminous short stories and in incomparable novels like Bullet Park and Falconer, is as rich and distinctive as any of the leading voices of postwar American literature"

    Philip Roth
  • "This curious novella is Cheever's wry pastoral fable about the state of modern America"

    Sunday Times
  • "Sheer pleasure...his prose is charged like Scott Fitzgerald's"

    Listener
  • "John Cheever understood fallibility and that made for the greatness in his writing"

    The Times