• "A clever, intriguing and very well-written novel about the moral landscape of late-Victorian London"

    The Times
  • "Edric mixes a potent brew... The ending is a masterstroke of the ironic and macabre"

    Daily Mail
  • "Sharply written, wholly engrossing... not just an Edric novel, but the Edric novel"

  • "Place, time and atmosphere are conjured with impeccable lightness of touch"

  • "Gripping and entertaining read... well told and absorbing"

    Eastern Daily Press