• "A smart, angry, insightful book, and a clarion call to freedom. Every woman should read it"

    Gloria Steinem
  • "Powerful... No other work honestly depicted the confusion of accomplished women who feel emotionally and physically tortured by the need to look like movie stars"

    New York Times
  • "The most important feminist publication since The Female Eunuch "

    Germaine Greer
  • "A brilliant, bracing book...The world has changed - a bit - over the past decade and a half, but not enough: this remains essential reading"

  • "Essential reading"

    Fay Weldon