SFDG -> Specific Books -> Footfall
On a ten-point scale (1=bad, 10=good), the people who
read the book gave the following ratings: 3, 4, 5 (Raja
Thiagarajan), 5 (Julie England), 6, 7 (Michael Sullivan), 7,
Opinion was split about whether the book was an enjoyable lark (or "wallow", given its length and the nature of its aliens) or a bloated, extended in-joke.