• "Charlie Johnson in the Flames is that good, belonging to the same order of thrillers by writers like Graham Greene, Len Deighton and Lionel Davidson"

  • "A painfully believable novel about the human cost of war in the Balkans"

    Lisa Jardine, Sunday Times
  • "Michael Ignatieff's cast of characters... are drawn to perfection"

    Irish Times
  • "Michael Ignatieff's third novel has a compressed, cinematic brilliance. You can read it in two hours, but the images it contains linger far longer than that...The texture of the novel marks this down as superior fiction"

    Sunday Telegraph