• "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."

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

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

  • "Candid and optimistic."

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

  • "Remarkably readable wit and flair."

    Daily Telegraph
  • "An original and wonderful book."

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

    The Oldie
  • "This spirited memoir of her journey into remission weaves together stories of her unconventional, orphan childhood with poignant reflections on motherhood, art, and literature."

    World of Cruising

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