• "An effortless read, told in warm and witty Roddy Doyle style."

    Reading Matters
  • "Realistic and funny... This is a funny book about serious stuff... Doyle's descriptions of fatherhood will leave a powerful impression on any reader"

    Christina Appleyard, Daily Mail
  • "Probably the finest collection of Irish short stories since James Joyce's Dubliners"

    Globe and Mail
  • "The trademark deadpan style of Doyle's storytelling make this an entirely believable comedy"

    Gerard Woodward, Guardian
  • "Roddy Doyle's Bullfighting offers a series of rare and beautiful mid-life meditations"

    Jane Clinton, Sunday Express