'It is once again a great credit to the enterprising Peirene Press, which has carved out quite a niche for itself in bringing us Weird Contemporary European Novels.' Nicholas Lezard, The Guardian 

'Like the sumptuous cakes that appear throughout, this book is a thrilling treat to be devoured within a short space of time. A claustrophobic and gripping page-turner.' The Contemporary Small Press

‘Linda Stift breaks the world down into frightening fragments. Impressive.’ taz

‘Such a wicked psychothriller can only come from Vienna.’ KulturSPIEGEL

‘The reader finds themselves in the situation of Kafka’s Josef K: drifting towards the inevitable.’ Literaturkritik.de