• "The book's intelligence, wry humour and sense of history (particularly women's history) are compelling"

    Blake Morrison, Guardian
  • "This is a book which arouses pleasurable reflection, evoking wonder at the extraordinary nature of what appears obvious, and the elusiveness of those closest to us"

  • "Perfectly paced, intimate memoir"

    Women and Home
  • "I especially admired Jane Miller's Relations, an astute and skillful investigation into the author's family"

    Michael Holyroyd, Guardian