• "Utterly captivating"

    Four Shires
  • "A classic of English literature"

    Good Book Guide
  • "[Laurie Lee] froze a moment in time for us. You don’t forget the language and he is wonderful at detail"

    Michael Morpurgo, Daily Express
  • "Evocative memoir."

    RTE Guide
  • "It has got a marvellous morning freshness. There is hardly a sentence in it that does not set the sense of touch and smell, as well as sight and hearing, tingling"

    Daily Mail