• "Warner writes with the delicacy of a tightrope walker...the result is exhilarating"

    Financial Times
  • "A fine sheen of intelligent humour...acute and alive"

    Sunday Times
  • "Reminiscent of AS Byatt's short stories, Marina Warner's tales glimmer with the cerebral pickings of a true culture vulture"

  • "Sparkles with her inimitable and sophisticated style. These tales, both crisp and lyrical, form a cosmopolitan mixture of art history, magic, fairytale and urban myth"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Exhilarating"

    Sunday Telegraph