• "A wonderfully entertaining comedy of manners about the dying days of Fleet Street and the cult of celebrity... The Spoiler is a clever, literary romp with flashes of Nancy Mitford and Helen Fielding... A darkly, deliciously witty read"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Brilliant ... It grips from the first with verbal polish and razor-sharp satire"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Masterful... a strikingly entertaining and accomplished novel"

    Sarah Sands, Evening Standard
  • "A wily, insightful and engaging book about human nature... McAfee has an excellent eye for detail and a wry comic touch... The Spoiler has a cracking plot, alive with twists and turns and meaning"

    Sarah Vine, The Times
  • "Extremely funny and sharply observed... Seizes the noble tradition of the Journalism Novel and rings some delightful changes on it"