'Gray provides a philosophical form of chemotherapy: frightening but necessary if we are to save man.' -- Sunday Herald
'Savvy comments on the follies of our times
this book will provide interest and succour. -- Kirkpatrick Sale, Resurgence
If we had philosophy groups instead of reading groups, this would be an ideal book choice -- Publishing News
Pervasive but bracing. Its like reading Jonathan Swift, without the satire -- Financial Times
The prescience of his views on such topics as Iraq and Tony Blairs career is remarkable -- The Guardian
About the Author
John Gray's books include the best-selling Straw Dogs. He is Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics.