The stories are remarkable. The tale has a plot rich in fodder. Doom, disaster and ruin intertwined with a gripping survivor saga that climaxes with a happier ending than anyone could have imagined or dared to predict.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes which in its spiritual form represents the ultimate symbol of strength and renewal - this has it all.
I hate cliches - or more accurately my editor loathes them - but when I have to sum up the Bust to Boom kiwifruit series which finishes today - I am moved to use it.