• "I read The Wapshot Scandal with pure delight - in the characters, in the firm and deceptively simple style, and most of all in the continual power of invention"

    Malcolm Cowley
  • "A master American storyteller"

  • "Cheever's intelligence and honesty powerfully communicate the sensations of being alive"

    Sunday Times
  • "One of the finest storytellers writing in English today"

    The Times
  • "Cheever is a pleasure to read"

    San Francisco Chronicle