'The sensual charge in these bodies bears out her thesis … provocative and elegant'
Times Literary Supplement
'A strong and convincing argument … beautifully presented, and many will be surprised by the subtlety and morality of Greer’s writing'
Telegraph (Books of the Year)
'A cornucopia of fascinating observations for us to be provoked by and enjoy … Greer has written a stirring and provocative love letter to boyhood. Do read it'
Michèle Roberts, RA Magazine
'An erudite and cheeky celebration of youthful male beauty ... In its puckish, show-off charm, its refusal to take anything for granted, even the unselfconsciousness of its own beauty, Dr Greer has managed to produce a book that is itself distinctly boyish'
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, The Art Newspaper
'A tasty scrapbook of male beauty ... Greer covers a large canvas with broad, bright brushstrokes '
The Literary Review
'I can say, without let, hindrance or contradiction, that Germaine Greer is the single most influential and memorable human being of the 20th century'
A. A. Gill, Sunday Times