• "The funniest writer now working in the English language"

    Stephen King
  • "Tom Sharpe serves up the loudest laughs in literary comedy ... He is the great post-Waugh humorist, the Wodehouse who dares plunge into the botomless vulgarity and hysteria of our times, and a rattling good companion on a train journey"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "A very funny book ... it is perfect stuff, vintage Sharpe"

  • "Tom Sharpe is back on form ... he stays Sharpe to the bottom of the glass"

    Sunday Times
  • "Tom Sharpe is one of the funniest things that has happened to fiction recently"

    Financial Times