'A fine, darkly authoritative' -- Joseph O'Neill
'Leaves a deep impression ... vibrant but restrained prose'
'O'Loughlin's writing is vividly descriptive and evokes the sights and sounds of war-torn Africa in the late 1990s ... a gripping picture'
-- Daily Mail
'One of the most powerful debut Irish novels of the last decade' -- Sunday Business Post
'Passionate, colourful ... love story and tragedy, mystery and professional satire (à la Evelyn Waugh's Scoop) all rolled into one' -- Irish Times
'A fine, darkly authoritative'