• "Margaret Forster is alive to the debt we owe to such champions, who made our world so much more hospitable to women"

    Marina Warner, Sunday Times
  • "Margaret Forster writes history with a novelist's eye for details and is interested in the contradictions and conflicts in her heroines' attitudes to their own femininity"

    A. S. Byatt, The Times
  • "Humane, humorous and perceptive"

    Evening Standard
  • "Inspiring"

    Times Literary Supplement