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  • A real triumph: shocking, yet sensitive and supremely fair-minded. This is a wonderful book about hellish events.

    Richard Holmes
  • The story of that hellish summer night is one Lowe tells well, unbliningly, exactly as he should...a tour de force

    Sunday Times
  • Compelling, startling and gripping. The definitive account of a great tragedy

    A.C. Grayling, Financial Times
  • Admirable, impeccably researched and engagingly written...deserves its place on the shelves

    Daily Telegraph
  • Brilliantly researched. Lowe has produced many new first-hand accounts which give a human face to a tale of epic destruction

    Daily Express
  • Scrupulous...sensitive to all the paradoxes of the bombing war

    Richard Overy, Literary Review
  • Exemplary

  • Altogether a terrific book and work of research

    Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown, WWII pilot and author of 'Wings on My Sleeve'
  • Well written, meticulously researched...gripping and holds the attention effortlessly - Keith Lowe says he found it a compelling subject on which to write, I found it compelling to read

    British Army Review
  • Balanced, thoughtful, engaging...Inferno is well researched and well written. Admirably balances the testimony of the bombers and the bombed

    History Today

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