"Here he is at the top of his form in a comic/tragic epic". -- Melvyn Bragg, The Guardian
"The biggest laugh and the biggest cry since Angela Carter's Small
Children." -- Simon Schama, Observer.
"The raging, contentious, hilarious, holy, deicidal, heartbreaking Kalooki Nights is a novel that stands toe-to-toe with the greats" -- Sunday Telegraph
"raised his game... to fresh heights and depths" -- Independent: Christmas books
'This is turbocharged; someone has put a rocket under Jacobson, and the result is scintillating' -- Evening Standard
a brilliantly constructed, playful, evocative, hilarious, midnight dark novel' -- Sunday Herald
A ferocious intelligence courses through it, reminiscent of Philip
Roth at his... best.
-- Jonathan Freedland, Jewish Chronicle
an uncompromising and uncomfortably funny novel
-- Metro - Best Fiction of 2006
likely to be the funniest book published this year
prose sharper and brighter than any of his contemporaries -- The Observer
a welcome return to the bittersweet Yiddish-inspired humour at which Jacobson excels...comparisons with Philip Roth
a gloriously pugnacious novel' -- The Guardian
Howard Jacobson's blackest - and funniest - novel to date.
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