'A deliciously barmy, yet affecting cautionary tale...the considered, pitch-perfect prose of a talented novelist who also happens to have a wildly perverse imagination, and a store of beautifully delivered one-liners.'
Among the very few comedians to write fiction which can be taken seriously as literature . . . It's also extremely funny.
Brains, wit and welcome absurdity...there is also a surprising amount of warmth
'Full of inventive comedy'