• "This direct, simply told story is about honest, dogged virtues, at least as redolent of its era as street parties or 'We'll Meet Again'"

    The Times
  • "A Town like Alice is the most romantic book I've ever read...Jean's determination to survive is inspirational, and the love she finds later is beautiful"

    Catherine Tate, Mail on Sunday
  • "A ripping tale of budding romance and grace under pressure"

    The Times
  • "A heart-rending tale of torture, human fortitude and forbearance, inhumanity and hardship"

    Sunday Times
  • "That supreme storyteller, Nevil Shute...I could hardly bear to put the book down. I read it voraciously for days"

    May Lovell, The Times