'Self's enjoyable, intelligent collection of savage stories is splendidly satiric. The title story is a brilliant novella that tells of duelling psychiatrists who use mental patients as weapons. You laugh, but you also flinch' (Scotsman).
'The conceit of "Dr Mukti" is as prescient as it is hilarious' (Observer ).
'A destabilizing, funny, abundantly Gothic tour de force' (Guardian)