'He brings all the restraint of the this era to this love triangle and a screenwriter's instinct for dialogue' Daily Express.
'A superbly intelligent wartime romance' Daily Mail.
'This is a novel worth reading more than once' Elizabeth Jane Howard.
'A profound and moving novel; a tender and compassionate mediation on love and God and duty and how to be good' Guardian.
'A total triumph' Julia Gregson, author of East of the Sun.
'[Nicholson's] portrayal of the wartime disaster that was the raid on Dieppe is grippingly rendered' Observer.
'Epic novel of love and loss ... I love William Nicholson's simple, intense style. One to get lost in' Red magazine.
'His particular gift is to take you inside the contemporary mind, tracing out trains of thought with astonishing agility, sensitivity and honesty' Spectator.
'Nicholson tells his ambitious story with a moving eloquence' Sunday Times.