• "Ferguson captures the very full life and work of one of the most vibrant minds of our time"

    Publishers Weekly
  • "Fascinating"

  • "The reader is drawn on by some of the best scientific definitions, analogies, simple explanations and downright interesting writing I have ever seen"

    Evening Standard
  • "Ferguson deftly conveys an exciting sense of both Stephen Hawking himself and his pre-eminent role in modern-day theoretical physics... A fine introduction to Hawking's own A Brief History of Time"

  • "Fascinating... Ferguson's sympathetic and informed take on an individual who has enriched human knowledge against the odds, is an excellent summing up of [Hawking's] unique and creative contribution to both science and humanity"

    George Ellis, Nature Magazine