'An erudite, witty and altogether delightful debut, full of characters laced with eccentricity and Irish charm'
'A rip-roaring read'
'Carries the reader along from its start right to the surprising and shocking denouement'
'The author, a former lawyer who is now a Benedictine monk, has an elegant, witty style... and entertaining story with nice touches of humour'
'It would take an iron will not to find oneself swept along by the pace at which the story is told'