She. . . makes interesting parallels between the political concerns of the 1790s and those of today
A born writer
. . . another bright, bruising slice of eighteenth-century life in London . . . Why should Michel Faber hog the glory?
Donoghue's latest book pulsates with the vibrancy of London in an era that couldn't be more extravagant. While Mad King George was teetering on the throne, the grotesquely privileged carried on a gaudy social whirl