• "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
  • "A damn good story delivered with the glittering prose that only the rage of just moral anger can achieve. Flanagan's Australia is...a global expression of the unknown terrorist in us all"

    The Times
  • "Genuinely thrilling. The Unknown Terrorist reads like the book of the film it will surely become"

    Peter Conrad, Observer
  • "A thriller of genuine importance...fired by passionate concern"

    Daily Telegraph