• "The best political testament I have ever read"

    Peter Wilby, New Statesman
  • "This boy can write…there’s nothing second-rate about his writing. He is a natural"

    The Spectator
  • "A wonderful elegy for a life that has only just passed into history... Beautifully written, affecting and sad"

    John Rentoul, Independent on Sunday
  • "A fascinating piece of social history"

    Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times
  • "Johnson’s writing style is easy, relaxed, self-deprecating. His recall and eye for detail are impressive"

    Chris Mullin, Observer