Reviews

  • "A genuine interpretation of the times"

    Frank Kermode
  • "Only now that Isherwood is dead can the pattern be seen clearly in a life that ranged restlessly from Oxbridge skeptic to Hindu disciple, from literary collaborator with W. H. Auden to Boswell of prewar Britain and postwar Hollywood. . . . His novels and nonfiction now all seem to be chapters of one enormous work in which he is the major character"

    Guardian
  • "Christopher Isherwood is back in vogue"

    Independent
  • "That young man holds the future of the English novel in his hands"

    Somerset W. Maugham