Delderfield's love of the boys and the teachers is contagious and provides a touching tribute to this time in British history. (Kristen M We Be Reading 20091001)
Delderfield takes his time in telling his story... filled with details. (Tripp Book Are My Only Friends 20091005)
A rich and complex story... the author brings the story full circle in a charming way. (Carey Anderson The Tome Traveller's Weblog )
I can't thank Sourcebooks enough for reprinting the R.F. Delderfield novels. All of them are wonderful reads, engrossing and comforting at the same time. (Sandie Kirkland Booksie's Blog )
Fascinating... a book to savor. (Tricia Seguine Library Queue )
Reading To Serve Them All My Days is an experience, not merely an activity and it is one of those books that give you a story you will not soon forget, that will give you characters that you will know, inside out, and you will crave to meet one more time. (Lilly Swistek Reading Extravaganza )
About the Author
Born in South London in 1912, R.F. Delderfield was a journalist, playwright, and a highly successful novelist, renowned for brilliantly portraying slices of English life. He has remained one of England's most beloved novelists, with many of his novels being adapted into television and film, including the landmark BBC miniseries of To Serve Them All My Days.