• A joyous and poignant celebration of the mythical and the real

    Caught by the River
  • A charming and entertainingly written book

  • The most comprehensive study yet of this strange historical figure

    Sunday Express
  • Written in an exuberant, entertaining style, American Interior is alive to the quixotic nature of Evans's quest, while offering a sideways look at the nexus between history and myth

    Financial Times
  • A story about gullibility, contradiction, ambition, inexplicable wanderlust . . . this brilliantly life-affirming book highlights a world of wonder far beyond orthodox history

    John Harris, Guardian