"A superb, sustained piece of narrative non-fiction" (The Sunday Times)
"Extraordinary... Tolan's narrative provides a much needed human dimension to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict... a highly readable and evocative history" (Washington Post)
"Reads like a novel... an informed take for anyone interested in the human stories behind a conflict" (New Statesman)
"A fascinating and highly absorbing account full of warmth, compassion and hope" (Scotland on Sunday)
lucid, humane, hopeful book shines like a ray of light.