• "Rutherfurd's vast and sweeping tome charts the Big Apple's rise from its beginnings in the 17th century to the present day"

    The Times
  • "Historical fiction at its best"

    Daily Express
  • "Sweeping, expertly researched ... a brilliant introduction to the history of New York, full of suspense, adventure and passion"

    News of the World
  • "A masterful tribute to one of the great cities of the world"

    The Good Book Guide
  • "It is hard to imagine any other writer combining such astonishing depth of research with the imagination and ingenuity to hold it together"

    The Washington Post