• "Savagely funny... Enormously entertaining"

    Sunday Times
  • "A satirical will come to be regarded as a classic"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A stunningly accomplished work, possibly his best yet"

    Financial Times
  • "McEwan has succeeded in producing a novel that is both profoundly serious and hilariously funny"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Vivacious and sprawling, a beautifully and compellingly written novel"

    The Times