• "Strange, riveting... Thanks to Marjorie Wallace, thanks to the twins' incorrigible brilliance, we now have some idea of what it is like to stand in front of a dark mirror"

    London Review of Books
  • "A remarkable (and finally tragic) story which, in its depth, penetration and detail, no less than its extraordinary subject matter, must be seen as outstanding, a testimony to something extraordinary in the author herself"

    New York Times Review of Books
  • "A compelling and tragic story"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Breathtaking"