• "Disgusting and brilliant – should earn Meades justifiable comparison to Joyce, Celine, Pynchon."

  • "There is no doubt that Pompey is the product of a brilliant mind: one would not, however, wish to dine with its author."

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "The English novel needs its senses to be violently deranged, and this piledriver of a book…might just provide a kick-start."

    Independent on Sunday