Reviews

  • "[An] astonishing story… beautifully pieced together by journalist Richard Askwith… Unbreakable is…much more than simply the story of a horse race. It is also a compelling insight into the fading days of the Habsburg empire and the rise of the women’s liberation movement between the two wars… exceptional…[and] heart-stopping reading which left me in tears"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "[An] extraordinary story… Askwith’s compelling book, as much about 20th-century history and women’s equality as it is about racing, is a fitting tribute to a truly remarkable and courageous woman"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Askwith… writes beautifully… One of the most remarkable racing stories I have ever had the pleasure of reading"

    Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder
  • "[This] thoroughly researched, deeply moving account does justice to a remarkable life"

    Racing Post
  • "This is a truly great story which has the reader rooting for a 41-year-old woman of whom most will have never heard"

    The Post