Gleefully macabre, hugely enjoyable black burlesque. -- The Scotsman, February 12, 1999
Lindsay has succeeded magnificently in putting the lowly barber centre-stage. -- Time Out, March, 1999
Pitch-black comedy spun from the finest writing. Fantastic plot, unforgettable scenes and plenty of twisted belly laughs. -- New Woman, March, 1999
The plot is a modern spin on Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment. The bloody ending is pure Reservoir Dogs. -- The Mirror, February 12, 1999
This chilling black comedy unfolds at dizzying speed...an impressive debut novel. -- Sunday Mirror , February 7, 1999
"Lindsay has succeeded magnificently in putting the lowly barber centre-stage."
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