. . . a tender portrait
of two unconventional souls blithely defying the conventions of their era and making a break for freedom
I loved everything about this inspirational, funny, painful, jaw-dropping and moving celebration of an ordinary couple
caught in the most dramatic circumstances imaginable.
A poignant reminder that in facing catastrophe, we often discover who we really are
This dramatic, profound human story is so beautifully told in calm, thoughtful, perfectly judged prose. I really could not put it down
story of an even more extraordinary marriage. Sophie Elmhirst's prose is spare and elegant
, and in her hands Maurice and Maralyn come vividly to life, characters who will remain with the reader long after they finish this compelling book. I turned each page with my heart in my mouth