• "Hemming makes Geoffrey Pyke a fascinating object of study"

    Columbus Post Dispatch
  • "This admirable and thoroughly enjoyable book should rescue a weirdly original and innovative talent from oblivion"

    Nick Rennison, Sunday Times
  • "Hemming has told his story in a biography that reads wonderfully like an adventure story and looks set to restore to Pyke the fame he deserves"

    Lara Feigel, Guardian
  • "This is a fascinating biography […] Hemming succeeds in celebrating the achievements of this true original"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "It is as if he had been invented by G. K. Chesterton and given posthumous fame by John le Carré – which underlines the extraordinary accomplishment of his actual biographer Henry Hemming"

    Sir Michael Holroyd

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