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  • A parable written for the age of technological disruption . . . brilliantly told

    James McConnachie, Sunday Times
  • Remarkable . . . a work of art . . . one puts this book down shaking one's head at the folly and human cost of it all

    Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal
  • Gripping . . . in Gladwell's deft hands, the Air Force generals of World War II come back to life as the stirring 20th-century equivalent of Adm. Horatio Nelson and his band of audacious captains from the age of fighting sail . . . Gladwell is a wonderful storyteller

    Thomas E. Ricks, The New York Times
  • Impassioned . . . engagingly written

    Saul David, Telegraph
  • Riveting . . .The Bomber Mafia looks at one of the greatest moral challenges of the Second World War

    Michael Lewis, author of The Fifth Risk
  • Told with the muscular, driving narrative and fizzingly charismatic (real-life) characters of a movie

    Ed Grenby, Radio Times
  • A thought-provoking, accessible account of how people respond to difficult choices in difficult times . . . Gladwell's easy conversational style works well . . . his portraits of individuals are compelling

    Diana Preston, Washington Post
  • Unexpected empathy . . . fabulistic energy

  • Lively, engaging . . . a fascinating story

    Gerard DeGroot, The Times
  • Important and characteristically readable . . . Gladwell is possibly the most confident storyteller in non-fiction. He always knows exactly where he is going, and he takes you with him in pleasure and comfort.

    Simon Kuper, New Statesman

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