• "[Lissa Evans] displays a fine eye for detail and for the absurdities involved in filming. She also brilliantly evokes the disruption and dangers of wartime London. This funny, heart-warming and beautifully crafted novel is a must-read"

    Daily Mail
  • "Beautifully written, minutely observed and researched, evocative and very funny tale"

    Michele Hanson, Guardian
  • "Comic, poignant and altogether delightful, raised spirits are guaranteed"

    Easy Living
  • "This is a comic novel, but far warmer in tone and broader in scope than that label would suggest...Gloriously observed...Hilliard is a wonderful creation - and Evans's recreated propaganda scripts are a total joy. Delicious"

    The Times
  • "Pitch-perfect in tone and populated by some unforgettable characters, Lissa Evans's blackly comic new novel is a delight"

    The Gloss Magazine