"No one since James Ellroy has conveyed the morally troubled heart of the American dream with such savage aim, and Winslow cleverly adds a pointed political dimension to his saga. A future classic
"'Don Winslow is the kind of cult writer who is so good you almost want to keep him to yourself.'" (Ian Rankin)
"'The first great dope novel since Dog Soldiers
thirty years ago. It's frightening and sad, with a superbly sustained intensity. A beautifully compressed vision of hell, with all its attendant moral madness.'" (James Ellroy)
"A damn good read. If you've never read Don Winslow, start now." (Val McDermid)
"It is impossible in a few words to do [it] justice... It's a huge book, both in size and scope...' Sunday Telegraph
Don Winslow's break-out novel. A hugely ambitious, page-turning thriller of power and revenge, in the tradition of the Great American Novel.
'This is Winslow's masterpiece (so far) and should have a place on every crime freak's bookshelf. Superb!' Independent on Sunday