• "It is written with lovely, controlled precision. His descriptions deliver little aesthetic shock-charges of pleasure...There are delights of simple recognition-but there are also deeper emotional depth-charges"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Striking...The Book Against God is a gifted and winning first novel, neatly knotted at the end"

  • "Thought-provoking and full of sharp-eyed observations of characters and places"

    Daily Mail
  • "At once hilarious and haunting... It keeps your attention in every sentence"

    Bernard O'Donoghue, Irish Times
  • "A work of skilful craftsmanship, which teasingly engages and disengages one's sympathies"

    The Economist