• "A masterpiece"

    The Times
  • "Flanagan's masterpiece"

    Washington Post
  • "Lyrical and hilarious, tender and wildly angry by turns, it dazzlingly reconceives the form of the novel"

  • "Gould's Book of Fish is a novel about fish in the way that Moby-Dick is a novel about whales, Ulysses is a novel about the events of a single day"

    New York Times
  • "A vivid, voluptuous, exhilarating writer"

    Sunday Telegraph