• "Frank, funny and frequently poignant"

    Good Book Guide
  • "Sharp and often very funny...marvellous and marveling"

    Peter Parker, Spectator
  • "Meticulously and lovingly edited by Katherine Bucknell…at its best his prose still seems fresh and in the moment"

  • "Isherwood's is an exemplary twentieth-century life: assured and neurotic, fearless and fretful, generous and small-minded, forgiving and remorsefully judgemental."

    Financial Times