»It’s amazing how much power it generates from such brutally limited means — although I shudder to think that for Peace, two novels into a horrifying trilogy about postwar Japan, the composition of these 700-plus pages probably brought a bit of light relief.«
Portrait of Bill Shankly: Anthony Cummins about the novel Red or Dead by David Peace. His review at The Spectator.
»A sulphurous portrayal of masculine frailty as well as a sly poke at the caprice of literary fame, it’s hugely impressive and entertaining.«
Nicholas Royle’s First Novel is a punning and peculiar metafictional murder mystery, Anthony Cummins says. His review at The Telegraph.