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  • A first-rate, playful, moving biography

    Roger Lewis, The Times
  • Elegant and even-handed biography

    Wall Street Journal
  • In a hugely readable and well researched biography, Findlay paints a triple portrait of her ancestor – as a devoted family man, homosexual Catholic and cultivated spy – who turns out to be a far more engaging and fascinating subject than one would ever have imagined

    David Robinson, Scotsman
  • The final revelation of Findlay’s book is that Moncrieff was far from the perfect Proustian of our imagination. Moncrieff is a lot more fun to be around than his careful sentences might suggest

    Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
  • A fascinating read

    The Economist

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