'From the ice-age to the present day, Rutherfurd's scope is vast. Both historical novel and adventure epic, this is a work of universal appeal.'
'Hold your breath suspense, buccaneering adventure, and passionate tales of love and war.'
'Remarkable ... grand.'
'Not all good things come in small packages. If you like books that are big, Edward Rutherfurd is your man. He writes wonderful sagas, tales that cover centuries, always keeping these long stories lively by telling us about the events and conflicts of people's lives. Rutherfurd does the painstaking research; the reader has all the fun.'
'Incredible storytelling . . . Readers will fall in love with the iconic city.'