• "Compelling and disturbing"

    The Economist
  • "A terrific novel, maintained at fever heat"

  • "Stunning... A brilliant meditation upon the post 9/11 world"

    New York Times
  • "Flanagan's a novelist and philosopher for our time"

    Daily Mail
  • "It grips from the very first page and forces you to read on to its explosive, tragic climax"

    Sunday Telegraph