A great adventure story . . . The excellent Three Thousand Horsepower bears the mark of Joseph Conrad and Robert Louis Stevenson . . . Antonin Varenne has dealt a masterstroke
An adventure story, a crime novel, a war story and a western ... This book is a magnificent achievement
A flamboyant adventure story ... a powerful novel that poses new questions about male violence
A literary firework: Antonin Varenne has written one of the most thrilling, most original books of the year
Unique, hair-raising, jam-packed, shocking, even unsettling, the excellent Three Thousand Horsepower is a new sensation
Antonin Varenne heralds the return of the great adventure novel. Magnificent
Remarkable ... A novel that will haunt you long after you finish reading it
Antonin Varenne's Retribution Road is part Bernard Cornwell, part John le Carré and all of a hell of a read. Few authors have the chops to take on a historical epic, a serial killer thriller and an intimate character study but Varenne's latest novel should place him at the very top of every reading list.