• "Interesting and surprising revelations"

    Michael Moran, Literary Review
  • "His "inexpressible personal opinions" as a critic are wonderful, slaying many a sacred cow"

    Tobias Jones, Spectator
  • "The patent sincerity of his passion gives an appealing authenticity to this memoir... compelling and alive"

    Andrew Rosenheim, The Times Literary Supplement
  • "Irving can transform sex and violence mythology with the best of 'em"

    Adrianne Blue, Independent on Sunday
  • "Concise, original and enjoyable"

    The Times

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