• "Marvellous"

    New Statesman
  • "Magee is a man of many parts. But his star role, as he triumphantly demonstrates again and again here, is that of autobiographer"

  • "A wonderful book"

    Daily Mail
  • "Magee has been fascinated by life as it is lived by himself and others. Here he writes vividly"

    The Times
  • "Social history that brings to life a very different world"

    Financial Times