• "A superb creation, exploding with cheerful chauvinism and black Celtic humour... You finish the book, hungry for more"

    The Times
  • "While recognising that we have all sat po-faced through novels which other people have assured us are hilarious... all I can say is that The Snapper creased me up"

  • "Not since I first delved into Flann O'Brian have I so consistently laughed out loud while reading a book"

    Sunday Tribune