• "Fame and wealth, skulduggery and cheating and pimping, love affairs and carnal arrangements, once scene following another pell-mell, all written with unflagging vitality ... bawdy, comic, highly coloured, hypnotic. It would be a very cool reader indeed who did not devour the whole mixture greedily"

    New York Times
  • "Corruptly compulsive"

    Daily Express
  • "Unforgettable ... Will rivet your attention"