• "Unreservedly a masterpiece"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "A huge, comic novel... A shimmering, shifting discourse... mythological but also cheerfully disenchanted; political and playful; cartoonish but also epical... the African novel may well have delivered its greatest masterpiece"

    Brian Morton, Sunday Herald
  • "Epic....daring satire"

    Sunday Times
  • "Fantastic"

    John Updike
  • "Truly exciting... the author is a master of farce"

    Daily Telegraph