'Irresistibly charming' Philip Hensher, Daily Telegraph.
'Perfect: deadpan, brief and witty' Independent.
'A brilliant and witty chronicle. Not only star-studded but light-filled' John Richardson, author of A Life of Picasso.
'Souhami hits a true note in her ebullient introduction and sustains it throughout. Her narrative is terse and exact and her book, the story of two serious ladies, is very funny indeed' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Sunday Times.
'Souhami is deeply sympathetic to Gertrude and Alice. She is also witty and unsentimental' Victoria Glendenning, The Times.
'Wonderfully entertaining. Not many biographies can make you laugh out loud. A real treat' Time Out.