The book captures the anxieties, heightened emotion and community spirit that marked this epoch-defining chapter in the nation's long and colourful history.
White depicts unique, worried, caring individuals who it is not difficult to warm to and who are memorable.
A tender evocation of a unique period in history
There Was a Time vividly evokes life in a Lincolnshire village in 1940. Elegantly written and with beautifully-drawn characters, this absorbing story, amusing and poignant by turns, tells of the impact of the last War on a small, close-knit community.
These fabulous, often funny stories have the authentic, freewheeling atmosphere of a time when all bets were off.
He writes beautifully - poignantly and with humour.
A wonderful read, packed with incident, colour and detail.