Darkly comic . . . Tight, savage and satirical - a book perfectly weighted to the times. Pick it up.
Tibor Fischer is a master of the bitter laugh. There are plenty to be had in [How to Rule the World] . . . Fischer has written a wickedly funny novel about a serious topic. Read How to Rule the World. It will make you feel smarter than you really are.
[Baxter's] plight is so awful that only a writer with the flair of Fischer could turn it into five-star entertainment. But that is what this darkly comic gem of a novel provides. Line for line, it is hilarious, with many a side-swipe at the shallowness of the television industry. And the minor characters are priceless.
You can't really do justice to Fischer's writing. He mixes the fantastical with the mundane, effortlessly swinging across language and grammar for his own entertainment and the delighted bamboozlement of readers. His latest novel, set in "post-brain London" is a merry journey to be savoured
Powered by dark humour . . . Fast-paced and fun, it reads like a comic strip