‘I think this is a fine evocation with barely a false note. I was fascinated by this work and its crisp style.’

Thomas Keneally, celebrated author of ‘Schindler’s Ark’.

‘What is true of their tempestuous, compulsive relationship could easily be true of any of us. It’s a wonderful book.’

Leone Sperling, author of ‘Coins for the Ferryman’ and ‘Oasis’.

‘Scrupulously researched, this empathetic work sheds new light on a difficult subject. Dina’s take on this true story is new, highly intimate and absorbing. It will be a much talked about book.’

Penelope Nelson, author of ‘Bligh’s Daughter’ and ‘Penny Dreadful’.