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Reviews

  • The remarkable story of the women who ruled the East End through the Blitz. A lively authentic social history, the book centres around five formidable working-class women . . . a hair-raising, but always warmhearted tale

    My Weekly
  • Kate Thompson's interviews with east London's wartime matriarchs offer an important glimpse into a vanishing world

    Sunday Express
  • Kate Thompson writes books that make you laugh and make you cry, sometimes at the same time. You cannot put them down. I advise you to read them all!

    Anita Dobson
  • Kate Thompson's study of five working-class women who lived through the blitz shows how informal collectives can provide lasting support and inspiration . . . [a] fascinating account

    Guardian
  • Inspiring tales of courage in the face of hardship

    Mail on Sunday
  • Astonishing

    Radio 5 Live
  • Crammed full of fascinating stories

    BBC 2 Steve Wright
  • Untold stories from wartime Blitz

    Woman's Weekly
  • Britain's forgotten army

    Daily Express
  • Celebrates the lives of tough wartime matriarchs

    ITV News

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