• "'History is made up of millions of individual voices and Rhoda's is distinctive and haunting... The book's charm lies in its strong female characters and its depiction of decent people doing their best, buoyed up by a belief in a better future for their grandchildren.'"

    The Times
  • "compelling [and] musical... a tale of love in the face of insurmountable difficulties... [a] highly atmospheric novel"

  • "A beautifully written book that reveals the particular misery of civil wars and the capacity of the human spirit to survive these horros."

    Good Book Guide
  • "A compassionate, powerful novel… you won’t fail to become absorbed in [Humphreys’] world"

    She magazine