• "An intelligent, warm-hearted European thriller...expect more energetic thrillers like this one, from an author who shines a light on the Greece that tourists never see"

    The Times
  • "Observant, cynical and dark police procedural...A bleak picture of life in Greece but an interesting story"

    Literary Review
  • "Every bit as entertaining as the first"

  • "It's Markaris's vibrant portrait of Athens that makes his novel so entertaining, bringing his home city to life in a way only an insider can achieve"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Marvellously drawn"