• "Our funniest living writer"

    Alison Pearson
  • "One of the country's very best writers. The British Philip Roth"

    Jonathan Freedland
  • "Jacobson's writing is as luscious and funny as ever... You're never far from comic brilliance"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "This is a beautifully rounded portrait of a man gazing into the prism of the past... And love, no less, is the key, exquisitely articulated and celebrated"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Terrific... Jacobson is at the top of his form"

    Evening Standard