• "Confident and sassy, brilliant"

    Time Out
  • "A very comic and brilliant book... James Hawes has adapted an enjoyable narrative poise of cynical idealism, both a loving and a loathing of modern Britain... A new novelist of prodigious talent"

    Tobias Jones, Spectator
  • "A White Merc With Fins is determined and surprisingly successful at transporting the aesthetic of Pulp Fiction and the caper plot of Reservoir Dogs to Shepherd's Bush... Fast, sexy, bristling with more neologisms than a Douglas Coupland novel"

  • "Fantastically well done... revitalizes his genre"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Brilliant fun"