• "The fact that Ruby Constad emerges so strong and devoid of self-pity makes her one of the most generous and complete of modern heroines"

    The Times
  • "An original talent clears the hurdle of a second novel with pathos and humour"

  • "Miss Tremain does something to restore my confidence in the vitality of the English novel... Letter to Sister Benedicta should be seen as a triumph of the human spirit over the afflictions which beset us"

    Auberon Waugh