“Open these volumes anywhere and you will be rewarded with a razor-sharp profile of an individual, an original insight into the world affairs of the moment, a description of a room or a landscape startling in its visual sensuality, and at least one or two sentences that will make you laugh aloud.”
–Jane Urquhart, Brick magazine
“For anyone allured by diaries, here is a brilliant discovery. Charles Ritchie is a natural-born diarist.”
–C. P. Snow
“One of the great diarists of our time.”
–Globe and Mail
From the Trade Paperback edition.