'Nick McDonell is . . . another literary wunderkind who has dared to engage the subject of September 11 . . . one of the best evocations of that day I've read.' Jay McInerney


Nick McDonell is the real thing . . . I'm afraid that he will do for his generation what I did for mine.
Hunter S. Thompson

Daily Telegraph

One of the best novels I've ever read set in this era
John Lawton, author of Black Out

'Filled with brilliantly drawn characters, mesmerisingly readable and disturbingly convincing.'
Susanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph

'Berlin itself, the city and its inhabitants, meticulously observed and depicted... emerges as the true star of the story, flawed, cruel, seductively engaging and all too human. This is its best evocation since Len Deighton's Winter.'
Peter Millar, The Times

'Some of us have a new ambition - to be the next Sandy Balfour'

Sunday Times