• "A twisted whodunit…hilarious"

    Financial Times
  • "Parks writes with a brutal, snapping wit"

    Sunday Times
  • "A triumph of the darkly-comic-thriller-and-something-more-besides genre"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A sort of twisted whodunnit… The readability of the book comes from Parks’s wonderful and audacious juggling of farcical situations and the way in which Morris’s earnest attempts to build a more cultured and just world lead him further and further into slaughter. Hilarious."

    Financial Times
  • "Tarantino meets Peter Mayle"

    Independent on Sunday