“If a Colette were possible in this country, that is presumably what Maude Hutchins would like to be. The sensuous is her window on the world; sexuality is the sea for all her voyages…” –New York Times
“Maude Hutchins writes like a lascivious I. Compton-Burnett.” —Time
“The novels of Hutchins [are] witty and intelligent.” –Studies in the 20th Century
“Victorine..established her reputation as a richly ironical imagist.” -Time
“Maude Hutchins has a forcefully genuine talent…Like Iris Murdoch, she is among the most imaginatively creative women writing in English.” -Terry Southern, New York Times
Maude Hutchins has written a number of books and they are all very good.
— Anaïs Nin