• "A savage x-ray picture of contemporary Ireland... beautifully etched characters"

  • "this is a terrific novel, tense and exciting. I spun through it quicker than it takes to tell"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "A great writer, a great story, relentless and brilliant"

    Roddy Doyle
  • "He writes with a light touch that makes his darker final chapters all the more disturbing"

    Daily Telegraph