Laura Thompson is author of Somerset Maugham Award-winning THE DOGS: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF GREYHOUND RACING, and AGATHA CHRISTIE: AN ENGLISH MYSTERY.
'The book is a gem: fresh, intelligent and assured' Sunday
'This refreshing edition allows us to enjoy again a shrewdly argued, thoroughly engrossing, life affirming tribute to the lady [Nancy Mitford]. We can rediscover for ourselves that distinctive and timeless joie de vivre' The Glasgow Herald.
'A brilliant study, original, perceptive, passionate' Selina Hastings.
'Well-nigh perfect' Diana Mosley, Literary Review.