'A beautifully constructed study of the complicated ways women needed each other and urged each other on'
'An important contribution to the way surrealism is understood… it succeeds in transforming our understanding of a whole generation of artists, both women and men'
'Indefatigably researched and written with subdued passion … a valuable and absorbing account of the importance of female solidarity and friendship'
Times Literary Supplement
'A captivatingly rich account of female love, determination and support'
Vanessa Longden, LSE Review of Books
'Chadwick provides us with one way of re-establishing those connections and appreciating the remarkable lives of Surrealism’s neglected women'
'Engaging… Chadwick’s eloquence and research enable us to appreciate the substance of these women at last'
'A glorious antidote to the macho myths of the avant-garde'
'Extraordinary and defiant; the history that Chadwick has unearthed will undoubtedly influence our understanding and interpretation of the surrealist movement for years to come'
'Engrossing … this book will surely go a long way to cementing their fascinating legacy'
'Extraordinary … so well written … A strong book, with strong but also vulnerable women'