• "Oz's sense of place brings Faulkner to mind. His quest for ideals is Tolstoyan, his hapless, decaying characters evoke thoughts of Bellow, but their intensity of feeling, their obsession with elementary issues is Dostoevskian"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "A commanding artist who ranks with the most important writers of our time"

    Cynthia Ozick
  • "Oz has imposed order on a literary landscape that, at least to his overseas readers, seethes with conflict"

  • "An elegiac, exquisite portrait of a middle-aged love affair"