"A sprawling, riveting read ... the stories utterly captivate ...in this rich and satisfying book."
"Delaney gracefully collects essential myths--and invents a few, too--in his heartfelt ode to the oral tradition."
"An epic novel of history and storytelling."
——U.S. News & World Report
"A vivid rendering of Irish history, imagined and real... reminiscent of the best of James Michener in scope and sheer crowd-pleasing potential."