"Syme emerges in this moving book as a kind of pilgrim, too: a medical specialist who could have limited himself to treating physical conditions, stepping to the other side of the road on the question of end-of-life suffering, but didn't."
The Saturday Paper
"His writing is cool, elegant, scientifically precise and yet immensely moving, perhaps because it lacks the aggressiveness that can be a turn-off in argument. This makes the driest of subjects, technical or legal, interesting and understandable, and makes the book a much-needed addition to the political debate about legalisation."
Miriam Cosic — The Australian