• "It's good to be brought back to Welsh's original hellfire"

  • "The stories combine sly humour with the tang of lived experience. It makes for a terrific collection, showcasing a writer who...has blossomed into one of the most distinctive, and distinguished, observers of British life"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "A total hoot to read. The first thing that strikes you about much of the material here is the amazing energy of Welsh's writing"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Welsh's work remains at once moving, repellent and worryingly funny"

  • "Full of fun, frenzy and filth"

    Sebastian Shakespeare, Tatler