— Elspeth Huxley
"An outstanding book I rank Laurens van der Post with the best writers of English-this book confirms my constant admiration and the nobility of his mind."
— Raymond Mortimer, Sunday Times
"I hope all those who are appalled by the destruction of Hiroshima will read this book-for a greater understanding of what man is capable of doing to his fellows in time of war."
— Daily Telegraph
"No one can write more feelingly of Africa an experience not to be missed."
— Evening Standard