Reviews

  • Meticulously researched, blisteringly written

    Dominic Sandbrook, The Sunday Times (Books of the Year)
  • Magisterial and heartbreaking

    Simon Sebag Montefiore, Evening Standard
  • Compelling in its detail and in its empathy

    Nick Rennison, The Sunday Times
  • Her account will surely become the standard treatment of one of history's great political atrocities

    Timothy Snyder, Washington Post
  • An exhaustive, authoritative and eloquent book. She deals with questions that have hitherto lacked unequivocal answers

    Donald Rayfield, Literary Review