• "Bristling with precise, poetic descriptions of scene and gesture"

  • "Lasdun's prose is crisp, clear, meticulously calibrated. His attention to detail is immaculate... A novel which locks its readers inside it, keeping them trapped even after they have reached the end"

    The Times
  • "The Horned Man is a marvellous novel, both compellingly readable - I literally couldn't put it down - and deeply philosophical"

    John Burnside, Scotsman
  • "A chilling tale of urban paranoia, poetically executed"

    Time Out