• "Splendid"

  • "It's a novel about well as the sort of delicious and merciless emotions that can make people exuberant or desperate"

    The Atlantic
  • "She is not only a romantic but an anarchist, and she knows the ways of men and women very well indeed"

    Anita Brookner
  • "Margaret Kennedy caught just the taste of the time, mixing a stolid domestic Englishness with 'Continental' bohemians"

    Irish Times
  • "Miss Kennedy . . . finds herself well to the front among novelists, men or women, of today. Its theme is the clash between two incompatible worlds, and its solution is reached through tragedy"

    New York Times (1924)