Reviews

  • Wonderfully compelling ... never less than a delight to read ... supremely well informed, thoughtful and enjoyable

    Dominic Sandbrook, Evening Standard
  • Overy is one of the great historians of the second world war

    Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times
  • It's difficult to do justice to the richness of Overy's account

    Noel Malcolm, Saturday Telegraph
  • It is hard to imagine anyone recording these times more exactly and more intelligently, or with greater insight and scholarship, than Overy has in this book

    Simon Heffer, Telegraph
  • a rewarding book, and a highly readable one

    John Gross, Standpoint