• "As provoking, as amusing and as silver-tongued as anything Vonnegut has written"

    New Statesman
  • "<i>Jailbird </i>has the crackle and snap of Vonnegut's early work - his best since <i>Cat's Cradle</i>. Using the laid-back, ironic voice that has become his stademark, Vonnegut combines fiction and fact to construct an ingenious, wry morality play"

  • "An overtly political novel attacking McCarthyism and Watergate"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "After Vonnegut, everything else seems a bit tame"