• "<b>Exhilarating ... dazzling ... a miraculous feat</b>"

  • "<b>A mental-health memoir like no other … a genre-defying wake-up call of a book</b> … compelling … clever humane … holding back a sly twist for the end"

  • "<b>Like a meeting of Oliver Sacks and Hunter S Thompson</b> … this is not a simple narrative of striking cases written by a far-seeing practitioner. It’s a <b>turbo-charged</b> race"

    New Statesman
  • "<b>A slow-burn belter of a book</b> ... terrific ... so finely described, the result has <b>the terse force of a classic</b> short story"

  • "Strange, claustrophobic, haunting … <b>a dizzying whirlpool</b>"

    Mail on Sunday