'Read this book ... Connolly has enormous black-hearted fun at the poor souls' expense' Cosmopolitan.
'A Goyaesque comedy ... Connolly's people are possessed with a sort of end-of-millennium frenzy and despair' Evening Standard.
'Remorselessly points up social pretensions with the eye of Dostoevsky ... This satire on human behaviour is timeless' Independent.
'Vigorous, amusing and sharply detailed' TLS.