“It is impossible to read this book and not be moved.”–Daily Telegraph (London)
“A true romance, evocative of a passing generation and their triumphs and tribulations.”–Kirkus Reviews
"Linklater tells the story with great skill." -The Times (London)
“What makes the book compelling is its sympathy for real people coping with a world conflagration that had nothing to do with them." -The Herald (Scotland)
From the Trade Paperback edition.