Reviews

  • "An immensely readable, passionately written epic, with an involving, fast-moving plot constantly challenging readers' assumptions"

    Guardian
  • "Young readers will find themselves swept along with Breslin's engaging cast into a world where duty and compassion must somehow co-exist"

    TES
  • "Breslin brilliantly weaves the themes of emancipation, class, love, propaganda and the machinations of war into the story of how these young lives are changed with a light touch that belies the seriousness of the subject"

    Financial Times
  • "Breslin's light touch and beautiful prose give the harrowing sights and sounds of the war a much more human feel . . . A novel that will stay with me for a long time"

    The Bookseller
  • "Theresa Breslin is simply a superb writer and I strongly recommend this novel to all readers"

    Teen Titles