- The unsynchronized sound track has the timbre of racial memory, echoing some eternal dream time.
- With his huge unsynchronized eyes and a face like a Sheffield hatchet, Griffith embodies magnificently one of Fielding's greatest complements to that category of human character .
- The book drifts in two unsynchronized directions.
- Ernest Hemingway in guardian.co.uk
Hemingway's friend AE Hotchner said Hemingway told him that he had never slept with Dietrich as they were the "victims of unsynchronized passion."