Review by: Mandy Apgar
Very dry, which is a shame as the author tried awfully hard to make her more interesting and relevant. It was a semi biography and examination of her work in critical context of its time. Was very plodding though and kept harping on a few things, and then once she was married to Max Mallowan the author repeatedly went on and on about how happy the subject became yet the book then zoomed along to an almost abrupt end and barely mentioned (if at all) a lot of her important works of the period. It just made no sense at times and conveniently ignored certain aspects of her life that ran counter to points it was trying to make at the time.