'The marvel of the book lies in its scope and sure-footed tone; it is academic but entirely accessible, far-reaching but tightly focused' --The Herald
'Both political and critical' --Picture Book of the Week, New Statesman
'Sumptuous ... offers a wealth of memoirs, letters and images. A stunningly beautiful, touching and thought-provoking book' --Manchester Evening News
'Intense but not inaccessible essays'
'This fascinating book reveals the joys and non-joys of same sex relationships'