Compelling...Highly readable and especially sympathetic to the many frailties of Vivien Leigh, Truly Madly gives a fresh perspective on the rise and fall of a great romance between two people who loved not wisely but too well.
Galloway is careful to bring out the nuance that often gets lost
[A] richly detailed account of the fiery ascent and demise of one of Hollywood's most glamorous couples. . . This page-turning biography is one to get swept up in.
[A] dishy narrative about the tumultuous marriage of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. . . A good choice for lovers of theater and cinema-and for those who live for the drama.
This is a wonderful read with elegant prose and eloquent dish. Stephen Galloway has for many years been one of the foremost chroniclers of the American film industry. Here, he draws back the curtain on the passionate, complicated relationship between two of its most beloved stars, Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, a dream pairing that turned into a nightmare.