• "Among his most stunning yet: profound and heartbreaking"

    Financial Times
  • "A psychological thriller, a flawed love story, a study of authenticity in emotions, a commentary on America's relations with itself and the world, humanity and ecollogy... undoubtedly magnificent"

    The Times
  • "There's no other way to say it: Richard Powers is a genius"

    Time Out
  • "An exhilarating narrative feat... He is a formidable talent, and this is a lucid, fiercely entertaining novel"

    Sebastian Faulks, Washington Post
  • "Richard Powers is the most intellectually stimulating novelist at work in the English language today...[He writes] luminous prose. Sentence after sentence has the razor-sharp quality of aphorism about the weird wired world we have made"

    Sunday Times