Reviews

  • "A refreshing and convincing all-round portrait of the greatest English poet of this century, warts and all"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Davenport-Hines has done Auden the honour of trying to see him whole - as a youth, in the 1930s, in wartime and in that extended afterwards"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "Literary biography at its best"

    Sunday Telegraph