"When Tom Sharpe turns his attention to a very minor public school- the result is predictably savage. Hoaxes, chases, car crashes, shootings, and general mayhem. Wicked riotous humour" (Daily Telegraph
"Wildly hilarious pot-shots at the public school system and the sacred cows of adventure fiction" (Observer
"You'll enjoy this wild and, in places, wildly funny story- It is all an hilarious send-up of the Dornford Yates style of thriller with some modernistic Sharpe barbs added" (Daily Express
One of our best contemporary comic writers- very, very funny
" (Birmingham Evening Mail
"Excellently funny" (Auberon Waugh Daily Mail
A hilarious dose of British farce from Tom Sharpe, the bestselling author of Wilt and Porterhouse Blue.