Reviews

  • More stylish than many writers half her age . . . Lively knows a thing or two about storytelling . . . her candour is refreshing, and reminds us that you don't have to lie to yourself to live life finely until the very end

    The Times
  • Contains some of Lively's funniest and most enjoyable character studies . . . she remains a sublime storyteller

    Guardian
  • Elegant and engrossing, this is a gently funny and touching portrait of the complex path life can take

    Easy Living
  • Deeply comical, essentially kind-hearted, wonderfully written and seasoned with a rare wisdon

    Literary Review
  • Witty and astute

    Daily Mail