'Storming the Eagle’s Nest has the quality of a crisp, well-written thriller, lingering vividly in the mind.'
Ian Thomson, The Telegraph
'The Riviera stands as a constant reproach, a reminder that we have rather lost the idea of fun. Morphine and illicit sex belong to the age of the bakelite telephone.'
JG Ballard, The Guardian
It is fitting that this book is published by John Murray; it was an ancestor of the present John Murray, by the same name, who wrote the first popular handbook to the Alps in 1838.
Thomas Hodgkinson, The Guardian