"An exceptional book" (Guardian
"A compelling narrative of childhood survival ... the tale has a freshness, a vitality and a relentless energy ... extraordinarily powerful. The Invisible Wall
is a triumph of the human spirit over multi-faceted adversity." (Daily Mail
"Extraordinary ... spare, uncomplicated, and terribly vivid for it" (Independent
"[A] heart-wrenching memoir ... the setting, beautifully rendered, recalls early DH Lawrence. It is a world of pain and prejudice, evoked in spare, restrained prose that brilliantly illuminates a time, a place and a family struggling valiantly to beat impossible odds. As an emotional experience and a vivid retelling of the author's past, it exerts uncommon power." (New York Times
"A remarkable memoir ... vivid, compassionate and notably unsentimental" (Times Literary Supplement
An extraordinary portrait of a lost world - powerful, moving and utterly unforgettable...