• "Profoundly important...full of insights into our most perplexing contemporary dilemmas"

    New York Times
  • "Mr Pirsig has written a work of great, perhaps urgent, importance... Read this book"

  • "The book is inspired, original...the narrative tact, the perfect economy of effect defy criticism. The analogies with Moby Dick are patent"

    New Yorker
  • "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is an unforgettable trip"

  • "Disturbing, deeply moving, full of insights...this is a wonderful book"

    Times Literary Supplement