• "Put together with such skill the effect is something glorious in its entirety and flawless under the closest scrutiny; like a fine piece of needlework"

    The Times
  • "Her humour is a delight and she writes with an almost unholy relish"

    Irish Times
  • "Lurie miraculously seems to understand men as well as she understands women... she constructs her American academic backdrops with the craftsmanlike skill; she evinces rare wisdom, wit, and compassion; and she writes like an angel"

    Sunday Times