Jane Hawking, who was Stephen Hawking's wife for more than 25 years, is a writer, lecturer, and the author of At Home in France.
A great read. - Daily Mail Stephen Hawking may think in 11 dimensions, but his first wife has learnt to love in several. - The Sunday Times What becomes of time when a marriage unravels? And what becomes of the woman who has located her whole self within its sphere? For Jane Hawking, the physics of love and loss are set in a private universe. - The Guardian Jane describes the final, painful years of her marriage in candid detail. - The Independent Jane Hawking's harrowing and compelling account . . . rings very true. - Irish Times This is not a vindictive book, although the agony she went through is palpable; if Stephen's struggle to keep his mind clear is heroic, so is her determination to balance his escalating needs and those of their three children. - Independent on Sunday Jane writes about her former husband with tenderness, respect and protectiveness. - Sunday Express Jane Hawking has written a book about what it was like to be pivotal to her husband's celebrated existence . . . but it is much more a shout from the outer darkness. - The Daily Telegraph