Reviews

  • Lyn Macdonald writes splendidly and touchingly

    Sunday Telegraph
  • It is rare to find a history of the First World War which manages to convey the front-line soldiers' experiences and to describe what it was that enabled those who survived to get through it. Lyn Macdonald has done just that

    Sunday Times
  • Her basic inspiration is compassion, her technique is scrupulously painstaking. And her application in finding, interviewing and editing innumerable contributions can only be admired

    Daily Telegraph
  • Brilliantly planned...the knitting together, the arrangement [is] formidable

    Eric Partridge, Irish Press