…there are few books I can think of that describe the emotional engagement with architecture with such acuity. And despite the subject, Bleak Houses is anything but a bleak read.—Richard Williams, The Times Higher Education—
…this is one of the most intriguing, original and gently provocative books on the meaning of architecture for some while.
…It’s a book that all who not only write on architecture but who also have a genuine interest in the welfare of the historic built environment ought to read.
, The Victorian