'A great, sprawling ripping yarn reminiscent of Golden Age Science Fiction.' -- SFCrowsnest
'The action is taut, the description sexy and the dialogue clipped...Good stuff.' -- Death Ray Magazine
'The stage has been set for an action packed and very promising conclusion. Another highly recommended novel.'
-- Walker of Worlds
'hugely impressive. We've said it before but let's say it again: nobody does BIG SF quite like Hamilton'
'the fantasy sequences...have an unexpected lightness of touch. An audacious collision of genres with real energy and verve: excellent' -- BBC Focus Magazine
`All Hamilton's trademark strengths are on show: mind-expanding ideas, deft plotting and convincing depiction of political intrigue'
`One of the most popular authors of "space operas" in Britain today...Hamilton's story telling is crystal clear' -- Guardian
`This cleverly constructed book plays with plot strands and characters and keeps you guessing, entertained from the off'
-- Waterstones' Books Quarterly