Reviews

  • "Generous, engaging and laugh-out-loud funny, Fox's memoir is a reminder that the willingness to share experience, good, bad, and sometimes bloody terrifying, is one of the best parts of what makes us human"

    Julie Myerson
  • "Part journal, part pitch-black comedy, this extraordinary account of childhood abandonment and life-threatening illness is also a painfully intelligent meditation on vulnerability"

    Rachel Cusk
  • "An unexpectedly optimistic and at times funny story of hope, warmth, and the vitality of love."

    Helena Lee, Harper's Bazaar
  • "Fox is a brilliant storyteller and a beautiful writer."

    Anna van Praaghe, Evening Standard
  • "Delightful and moving… Fox’s writing brims with joie de vivre."

    Alice O'Keefe, Spectator
  • "Candid and optimistic."

    Fanny Blake, Woman & Home
  • "A cordial, confiding narrator."

    Sarah Crown, Guardian
  • "Remarkably readable wit and flair."

    Helen Brown, Daily Telegraph
  • "An original and wonderful book."

    Allison Pearson, The Sunday Telegraph
  • "A witty, life-affirming book."

    Valerie Grove, The Oldie