• "Edgier than Bryson, hits harder than Mayle"

    The Times
  • "Done more for the Entente Cordiale than any of our politicians"

    Daily Mail
  • "Must have comedy-of-errors diary about being a Brit abroad"

  • "Clarke renders the flavor of life in Paris impeccably: the endless strikes, the sadistic receptionists, the crooked schemes by which the wealthy and well-connected land low-rent apartments... Clarke's eye for detail is terrific"

    Washington Post
  • "Call him the anti-Mayle. Stephen Clarke is acerbic, insulting, un-PC and mostly hilarious"

    San Francisco Chronicle