• "Pretty much anybody would like this book... Excellent on every aspect of crime."

    Evening Standard
  • "Wickedly entertaining"

    Daily Mail
  • "Bursting with quiz-worthy revelations"

  • "A comprehensive and entertaining guide to the language of law-breaking"

    History Today
  • "As gripping as any novel ... I'd recommend it to anyone who uses language or is interested in his fellow human-beings"

    New Humanist