'gruesome, intense and strange ... a Eurozone nightmare brought to life on the page' Financial Times.
'We suspect that Davide Longo is the most talented and intense Italian novelist of his generation' Valentina Pigmei, G.Q.
'It turns an unforgiving spotlight turned on an increasingly unstable world. We can only hope that Longo's visionary diagram of our possible future remains on the printed page' Independent.
'The depiction of civilisation's end is terrifyingly convincing ... After reading this, life in Ireland under austerity seems a nonstop frolic' Irish Times.
'The Last Man Standing is set to be one of the best novels this year' SFX.
'Longo has succeeded in crafting a shimmering parable' Maike Albath, Süddeutsche Zeitung.
'With mesmerising control of language, Longo weaves a tale that will leave readers with much to think about long after they have put it down' The Irish Examiner.
'a totally unique novel that blends despair with hope and angst with serenity so well that it deserves to be held in similar high esteem. An inspiring read' We Love This Book.
'this is a complex and compelling investigation of the behaviour of survival' TLS.