Reviews

  • "Maconie's enjoyment ... is obvious, and he makes it just as enjoyable for his readers"

    Daily Mail
  • "Maconie's engaging, conversational prose is full of telling detail, jokes and deft quotation ... [he has a] rare ability to convey the sense of people having a really good time'"

    Telegraph
  • "His engaging, conversational prose is full of telling detail, terrific jokes and unfailingly deft quotation"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "History and politics are lightly woven through this account of a changing society, told with Maconie's typical gusto"

    New Statesman
  • "Maconie's latest love letter to the North of England...is infectious, enlivened by terrific jokes"

    Radar Magazine, Sunday Telegraph