... controversial, scandalous sometimes, in the main doing away with certain conventionalities and taboos,
this collection of stories is guaranteed to initiate scores of readers to the mysteries of Life, Literature and Art.
... stories embodying the great themes of family, migration, homesickness, democracy, literature and art - absurd, macabre, sad, funny, enchanting.
"...the eye of the writer is not only descriptive but also critical.
His language is contemporary, compact, at times even irreverent, but always vibrant and fascinating."