• "Her essays are delightful in the way that serious play is delightful. She is enjoying herself, and reading her gives me that leaping sense of being in excellent company"

    Jeanette Winterson, The Times
  • "More like novels than ordinary criticism"

    New Statesman
  • "Woolf was easily the greatest literary journalist of her age"

    James Wood,, Guardian
  • "It is all pure Woolf, so distinctive is her voice - ironic, cool, conversational and playful, shrewd and fantastical by turns"

    Literary Review
  • "Virginia Woolf was a great writer. Her voice is distinctive; her style is her own; her work is an active influence on other writers and a subtle influence on what we have come to expect from modern literature"

    Jeanette Winterson