A book for the epicure, who will delight in its deftness, its congression, its under- and overtones (L.P. HARTLEY
One of the most underarted novelists of the 20th century', Antonia Fraser ('Elizabeth Taylor had the keenest eye and ear for the pain lurking behind a genteel demeanour'
Paul Bailey, Guardian ('Taylor excels in conveying the tragicomic poignancy of the everyday'
DAILY TELEGRAPH ('Jane Austen, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Pym, Elizabeth Bowen - soul-sisters all'
** 'One of the most underarted novelists of the 20th century, Elizabeth Taylor writes with wonderful precision and grace. Her world is totally absorbing.' - ANTONIA FRASER