Reviews

  • One of those sweeping, ambitious yet hugely readable, moving and richly comic novels that you find all too rarely in English fiction ... a masterpiece

    Daily Telegraph
  • Very funny ... a compulsive and gripping read. Coe has achieved that rare feat: a novel stuffed with characters you really care for

    The Times
  • A book to cherish, a book to reread, a book to buy for all your friends

    Independent on Sunday