• "Arnold Bennett is very much worth reading. This will be contrary to what any of you who might have studied English Literature at university since the last war will have been told, so please park such prejudices."

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Bennett's great novels all deal with the great emotions, though they are revealed through the stories of 'ordinary' people"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "A writer of genius"

  • "Bennett has long been one of my favourite writers"

    Peter James