• "Wincingly funny…a tragicomedy of manners and errors. An ambitious book showing Asia through British and American eyes – compassionate, but never sloppy, it notes the flaws and frailties of East and West without mockery"

    Daily Mail
  • "Entertaining, subtle and intelligent"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Thank God for Deborah Moggach"

  • "No neater entertainment has emerged from the debris of our past on the sub-continent"

  • "A piece of technical wizardry"

    Daily Telegraph