"My goodness what fruity language Fry uses! You can feel his enjoyment, and also the huge force of his desire to please you, as you read this" (Mail on Sunday
"Fresh, filthy, funny and fizzing with ideas" (Evening Standard
"One of the funniest people writing on either side of the Atlantic ... like a combination of Evelyn Waugh and Kingsley Amis but funnier than either" (Publishers Weekly
"Deliciously wicked" (New York Times
A hilarious and brilliant novel from the comedian, actor and polymathic TV presenter.