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  • The Enchanted April sounds as if it would be an appallingly cloying cream puff of a fairy tale, but that would be to ignore that the author habitually kept a pot of lemon juice mixed with vinegar beside her ink-pot

  • Extraordinarily well is witty, human, often very beautiful

  • She has a wild sense of comedy and a vision - continually thwarted though it was - of potential happiness

    Penelope Mortimer
  • Elizabeth von Arnim is a mistress of irony

    Lisa St Aubin de Teran

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