• "Mesmerising, macarbre and totally brilliant"

    Daily Mail
  • "He has pulled off the greatest coup of all, a four-square crime aesthetically satisfying as it is morally shocking"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Knowledge fuels psychosis, but in Ackroyd's hands it also fuels a flawlessly good read"

  • "This brilliant novel pervades the midnight movies of the mind and makes the blood run chilly"

    Daily Mail