Reviews

  • One of the most dazzling luminaries of contemporary American fiction

    Sunday Times
  • There are times, reading his work, when you get halfway through a sentence and gasp involuntarily, and for a second you feel lucky that there was, at least for a time, someone who could make sense like no other of what it is to be a human in our era

    Daily Telegraph
  • A prose magician, Mr Wallace was capable of writing . . . about subjects from tennis to politics to lobsters, from the horrors of drug withdrawal to the small terrors of life aboard a luxury cruise ship, with humour and fervour and verve

    Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
  • A heady reminder of why we got hooked in the first place

    Daily Telegraph