• "An exhaustive record of the career of a brilliant and prolific writer."

    Mary Leland, Irish Examiner
  • "A superb biography"

    Colm Toibin, Irish Times
  • "Adding impressive depth and nuance to the received portrait of Wharton, Lee's biography excels in its discussions of her writing"

    Peter Kemp, Sunday Times
  • "Painstaking and elegant... One of this book's great pleasures is Lee's discussion of Wharton's work"

    Kasia Boddy, Daily Telegraph
  • "A feat of exhaustive research...finely tuned to Wharton's creative achievement. This is a glorious biography"

    Mark Bostridge, Independent on Sunday