Page /


  • Just about the perfect summer read. It is intelligent and thought-provoking, but also a lot of fun. Reading hours fly by and reaching the final page feels like a genuine wrench

    Sunday Times
  • Ambitious, large-hearted, exhilarating novel that leaves you wanting more . . . Very, very funny

    The Times
  • Beautiful Ruins is a novel unlike any other you're likely to read this year

    Nick Hornby
  • Romantic, very funny...Turbo-charged satire meets a Garcia Marquezesque love story. What's not to like?

    Daily Mail
  • Walter creates an epic here - one that took him 15 years to write. The end result, however, is well worth the wait

  • A sparkling summer read

  • Thoroughly enjoyable, a tender, funny, ridiculous tale which has love at its core and a keen satirical edge to cut through the lovely, lush romanticism

    Sunday Express
  • You're going to love this book

    New York Times Book Review
  • A brilliant, madcap meditation on fate

    Kirkus Reviews
  • A novel shot in sparkly Technicolor


We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here

Strictly Necessary


Preferences & Features

Targeting / Advertising