"A consummately organised masterpiece" (Evening Standard
"A flamboyant new landmark in modern English life-writing" (Richard Holmes)
"A masterly exercise in biographical magic" (John Osborne Spectator
"This elegant volume is a conglomerate of four detailed volumes...and gives the quintessence of Shaw...it does justice to a great Irishman" (Irish Independent
"When George Bernard Shaw rejoins the intellectual mainstream, Holroyd's loyal, illuminating labours will be there to salute him" (George Steiner Observer
The definitive Shaw, now for the general reader.