I adored [it.]. An extraordinary glimpse into the heart of an 'ordinary' woman, Nella Last's day-to-day account of her war is spirited, poignant and utterly compelling. (Lucy Moore
A classic of wartime literature...highly engaging, very moving. All Home Front life is here, especially the kitchen sink (Simon Garfield
I relished it...her personality is so powerful...There are so many things to admire about her. (Margaret Forster
A fantastic story...This is not the war of the newsreels - it's about tiny domestic difficulties, lumpy custard... (Victoria Wood
About the Author
Suzie Fleming is a feminist writer and speaker; she lives in Cornwall.