• "Beautifully constructed to make a coherent, powerful and still fairly unusual statement about changing English society"

    Evening Standard
  • "An instantly recognizable voice, penetrating, loquacious, slightly hysterical, upsetting, rising above the basso pseudo-profundo babble of his competitors like filed fingernails scraping down glass - Martin Amis is a dazzling phrasemaker"

    Sunday Times
  • "Amis pulls off his literary feat with panache"