• "Deserves to take its place with The Diary of Anne Frank on school reading lists... a brave, inspiring story"

  • "a haunting book"

    Sunday Express
  • "Really excellent... one of those books that you must read... one of the most astonishing stories I have ever read... a truly inspirational life story"

  • "It is a book which lingers... an epic to match any heroic saga ... a poignant and exhilirating portrait"

    School Librarian