• It is wise, bawdy, vulgar, eloquent and very, very funny... And the writing is often breathtakingly lyrical... A masterpiece. Please share.

  • Wise Children is Angela Carter's best book. It deserves many prizes and, better than that, the affection of generations of readers

    Times Literary Supplement
  • Inventive and brilliant

    The Times
  • A funny, funny book, Wise Children is even better than Nights at the Circus. It deserves all the bouquets, diamonds and stage-door Johnnies it can get

    Independent on Sunday
  • Wonderful writing...there is not much fiction around that is as good as this

    Daily Telegraph

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