• "A pure writer, producing staggering feats of storytelling... The skill of a master"

  • "Welsh writes with a skill, wit and compassion that amounts to genius. He is the best thing to have happened to British writing for decades"

    Sunday Times
  • "Urgent, violent, bleakly funny"

    Nick Hornby
  • "Welsh's world is spiky, trashy and brutal. It is also brilliant, hilarious and infused with a kind of punkish morality"

    Sunday Express
  • "The poet laureate of the chemical generation"

    The Face