Readers’ Letters

This book was important to me I read ‘From a Clear Blue Sky’ and found it very moving. My own twin sister, Mariana, died in a car accident when we were 15 years old…I am now 37 years old, have a wonderful family, and realize it’s been a long time since I allowed myself to […]


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Powerful memoir A friend suggested we use the lockdown to learn or improve five things about ourselves. I’m also using the time at home to read even more than usual. My favorite book has been “From a Clear Blue Sky: Surviving the Mountbatten Bomb” by Lord Mountbatten’s grandson Timothy Knatchbull…This story of physical and emotional […]


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Press Reviews of 'From a Clear Blue Sky'

Press Reviews of ‘From a Clear Blue Sky’

If the article does not appear, please check your downloaded files 27.08.09 Culture Northern Ireland 30.08.09 Sunday Times Review 18.09.09 Daily Mail 07.10.09 The Friend 12.10.09 Daily Telegraph 14.12.09 The House Magazine 10.02.10 ‘The Witness’ South Africa 27.02.10 Times of India March 2010 Tamba BSG 06.08.10 Daily Mail 09.08.10 Irish Independent Summer 2010 The Compassionate […]


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  • 'It is one of the most intensely moving stories I have ever read, and I was gripped from the first page.'

    Barbara Taylor Bradford


    'Testament to a remarkable, benevolent soul...With this public love letter he has found a way to say goodbye’. Sunday Times


    ‘It is one of the most penetrating and humane books to have emerged from the Troubles.’

    Irish Independent


    'This amazingly clear-headed and mature book...Intelligent, honest, tender and so moving that it should come with a warning to read this in private because you're going to be in a tear-stained mess.’ Daily Mail


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