• "Forster gives a fascinating and eminently readable account of these women's lives and their marriages, and in doing so raises many questions regarding the changing relationship between the sexes"

  • "The star...emerges as Forster herself"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "Lively and highly enjoyable"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Fascinating, compellingly written"

  • "Forster raises crucial questions, and provides some provocative answers about what it means to be a wife, good or otherwise"

    Mail on Sunday