Praise for More Lives Than One:
'An idiosyncratic blend of her journalistic voice ... With the skills of a writer who understands the proper balance in a novel between issue and narrative. ... This is her best novel ... [and] will find an answering echo in many readers'
(Elizabeth Buchan, The Times
All the compassion characteristic of her writing in her previous novels and columns. ... This is a humane and perceptive novel (Woman & Home
A good story, crisply and lightly told, that touches on many of teaching's current preoccupations and dilemmas and that grows in depth as it unfolds (The Times Educational Supplement
The kind of book that you race to finish and then think about for a long time afterwards (The Lady
Libby Purves' prose is clean, sharp and in touch with things that matter (Daily Express
There is no such thing as a perfect child!