What people are saying about
The Prisoner List
The Prisoner List
"Clear, controlled and compelling."
Sir Clifford Grant, former Chief Justice of Fiji
"If you read one factual book about Allied prisoners of war in South-East Asia during World War 2, read this one."
Ann Bennett, author of Bamboo Heart
H. Anstice, South Wales
"Uncomfortable yet compelling ... The Prisoner List is an engrossing read, written in a lucid and engaging style, and a reminder of man's inhumanity to man in the madness of war. It also made me glad that I wasn't there. Highly recommended."
R. Howard, Stockport
"I was hooked from the first page. Definitely the best book I have read for a long time."
Debbie T, London
"The personal risk and heroism become more apparent as the story unfolds, as does the growing tension and danger of the situation. Packed with quirks of fate, bravery, stoicism, spirituality and comradeship ... each page brings a heart-stopping description of the dire situation matched with a reminder of the triumph of the human spirit. How did they cope? This wonderful story, cleverly told, helps us to understand."
M. R. Field, Sheffield
"Very impressive ... I have read lots of books on the subject in the forty years since my father died. Congratulations on a really good book with lots of new information."
A. Guthrie, Glasgow
"I am filled with admiration for you and your effort in bringing this book to publication. It has made a very considerable impression on me."
J. Isaacs, London
"An unexpected treasure. It transported me to a time and place that I knew next to nothing about and drew me in effortlessly. I was hooked. I picked the book up on a Friday evening and finished it by Saturday morning. I came away moved, educated, and even more appreciative of what so many sacrificed for our freedom today."
A. David, Canada
"I was riveted - I have read the full book in three days. No film or work of fiction could ever portray the real atrocities these men suffered in such detail."
A. Reid, Nottingham
"A moving tale of heroism ... a must read. It is a book which you continue to think about for weeks after finishing."
C. Taylor, London
"Heart-wrenching. There were times when I should have been doing other things, that I just could not put the book down. A thoroughly absorbing read about a painful time in our history."
C. Brown, West Sussex
"Thank you for a wonderful book."
G. Robb, Oxfordshire