LEGACY: Review summary

‘A magnificent book… endlessly fascinating' - Jewish Chronicle

‘Written with love and imagination… a masterclass in historical empathy.’ - Times Literary Supplement

‘Five Stars… History on a scale at once intimate and grand… extremely readable.’ - The Telegraph

’Ably combines his story with British political and social history... [an] affectionate and colourful family history.’ - Financial Times

‘This extraordinarily rich and meticulously researched history of modern Britain is a tour de force. It’s a paean to the immigrant contribution to our nation.’ - The Bookseller

‘[A] satisfying slab of dynastic history... [a] brisk, accessible account of how one Anglo-Jewish dynasty provided twentieth-century Britain with the materials it required to imagine itself fondly as a land of cosy comfort.’ - The Guardian

‘I was riveted: this is a fascinating social history.’ - Nigella Lawson

‘I absolutely love this book.’ - Tracy Oberman

A  meticulously researched account.’ - Kipper Williams.

’An astonishing story, beautifully and lovingly told.’ - Allan Little

‘Endlessly fascinating and hard to put down. I read it all in one sitting. This is a tour de force.’ - Rabbi Julia Neuberger

‘An impressively researched account.’ - Anne J Kershen, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London

‘A must-read’ - Rabbi Stuart Altshuler