• "Palahniuk's grotesque, exaggerated portrait of American society certainly isn't pretty, but it grips like a vice all the same"

    The Times
  • "A wonderful writer with a raw take on modern woes"

    The Face
  • "Mining a dark vein opened by Bret Easton Ellis and George Saunders, Palahniuk specialises in producing nightmarish visions of American society that manage to be both repugnant and hilarious - the reckless brilliance of his imagination keeps you turning the pages"

    Literary Review
  • "A raw and vital book, punctuated with outrageous, off-the-wall moments"

    New York Times
  • "The pungent imagery, the witty twists, the chunky rhythms are great"

    Financial Times