• "Vonnegut faces up to the less glamorous phenomenon of human mediocrity in this sharp, hilarious, boundlessly humane story. It taught me about compassion and a few things about writing good dialogue"

    Michel Faber, Glasgow Herald
  • "Rumbustious stuff... There may be greater novelists than Vonnegut, but there can be a few, if any, with as much good humour and generosity"

  • "Filled with irony and black humour and a woozy bonhomie"

    Sunday Times
  • "Wild hilarity"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Extremely funny"