• "Old friends, good times and a powerful conclusion: Maupin feels the love and shares it with his readers"

    Financial Times
  • "The cultural references are still fresh... The characters still compelling"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "The kind of writer who doesn't have readers so much as devotees... Maupin at his rapturous best"

  • "Like slipping into a warm, scented bath. Maupin's back, with an eighth instalment of his lovely Tales of the City series... Lie back and enjoy"

    The Times
  • "Those who loved the last book will rejoice in the fact that Maupin hasn't finished with these much-loved characters yet. More please"

    Time Out