• "A powerful and mysterious novel - totally gripping"

    J.G. Ballard
  • "A horrified and darkly comic response to the appeal of totalitarianism, a mixture of Orwellian satire, rural sentimentality and Kafkaesque nightmare..."

  • "Intensely original...humour and irony, and the smell of the English earth...Its value as literature becomes increasingly apparent at each re-reading"

    Anthony Burgess
  • "The Aerodrome has been called the best novel ever written about fascism...captures so well the sinister unsettling today as when it appeared more than sixty years ago"

    New Statesman
  • "The only outstanding novelist of ideas whom the decade of ideas has produced is Rex Warner"

    V.S. Pritchett