A beautifully paced thriller (Observer
A wonderful novel (Daily Telegraph
An elaborate mystery along the lines of The Magus
or The Secret History
, and a sustained meditation on the special ethics of terrorism in ancient and modern times (Guardian
Resonant with classical myth, this is a rich, rewarding story of the outsider - the existential loner searching for his place in the world (Daily Mail
The end is a dark epiphany, truly gripping, touching on anarchy, unearthing a righteous violence that reverberates into a moment that is momentous, cinematic and brimming with horror (The Times
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one of the finest novels written so far about this, our age of terror. Hill doesn't write about al-Qaida v America or Islam v the west, but about something altogether subtler and more profound - extremism itself.
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