• "She writes like a shrewd Irish Marquez"

  • "Enright [has a] white-knuckle grip on language... A dazzling circus of words"

  • "The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch is as sensuous and polished as an ornate painting"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Wonderfully written...a fascinating episode...which never loses its momentum or its sharpness of focus"

    The Times
  • "Richness, texture, irony and razzle-dazzle are underpinned by a probing irony and a finely tuned historical sense... The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch is a star turn: what on earth will she do next?"

    Financial Times