• "A firecracker of a novel... A pyrotechnic delight just as dazzling as The Bonfire of the Vanities"

    Sunday Express
  • "Brilliant... Not just a rollicking comedy of campus misbehaviour but a blistering indictment of contemporary standards"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Exaggerates and deflates the pretensions of America's future ruling class in hilarious style"

    The Economist
  • "These are Wolfe's most memorable characters and this is his best book yet"

    David Isaacson, Word Magazine
  • "Exuberant, lovingly crafted grotesquery"

    Daily Telegraph

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