Joanna Moorhead writes for the Guardian. Born in Lancashire, she now lives in London. The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington is her first book.
A funny, touching account of Joanna Moorhead 's unexpected friendship with the wildly imaginative painter and writer who happened to be her long-lost cousin . . . She is lucky to have found such a memorialist. -- Peter Conrad * Obesrver * An intimate portrait of this wild child of surrealism and tells her fascinating story as recounted during a series of meetings in the later stages of her life * Tate etc. * The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington could easily have run to at least a hundred or so extra pages without exhausting its subject . . . a charming and at times inspirational book * Literary Review * This biography is as strange and haunting as Leonora Carrington's surrealist paintings -- Lynn Barber * Sunday Times *