• "Enjoyable story of love blossoming over the scalpels"

    Evening Standard
  • "A heartlifting novel by a master-weaver of romance and adventure"

    Boston Herald
  • "Nevil Shute made me yearn for a faithful, plodding, Shute-type of man. I imagined us trekking across the Australian outback, finding a run-down hamlet, and then transforming it together until death or flood parted us"

    Sue Townshed, The Times