• "None of Mr Barnes's previous work... has quite prepared us for the bewildering maturity of Staring at the dazzles in depth"

    Harpers & Queen
  • "Brilliant... Mr Barnes's work is at the forefront of a new internationalization of British fiction"

    New York Times
  • "A remarkable and risk-taking book, breezily philosophical and light-fingered, funny and also genuinely affecting in that it touches both the heart and the head"

    Glasgow Herald