Reviews

  • "I guarantee that like Harold Nicolson, who was reading Family History on the train between Staplehurst and Charing Cross, most readers will “weep copiously”"

    Victoria Glendinning
  • "Glamorous aristocrat, complete with ancient name, Spanish Gypsy blood, lost inheritance and family scandals; reckless, romantic lesbian and cross-dresser; devoted wife to a noted diplomat and diarist; mother of two talented sons; bestselling writer, gardener of genius - what could be more enthralling?"

    Hermione Lee, Guardian
  • "Tears, tantrum, age gap… utterly addictive. Tissues ahoy."

    Daily Mail