• "One of the best books of the year"

    The Economist
  • "No one will tell us more about the struggle for the Afrikaner's soul; for this book, like the events it reports, is an act of redemption"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Krog's account of the hearings, which recorded 20,000 statements from victims and nearly 8,000 applications for amnesty, is vivid and impassioned"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Whatever it is that makes a major lasting work of non-fiction, it is here"

  • "Her accounts are so powerful, her resilience, humour and compassion so have written this book is heroic"

    Sunday Times