"Delaney gracefully collects essential myths--and invents a few, too--in his heartfelt ode to the oral tradition."
"A sprawling, riveting read ... the stories utterly captivate ...in this rich and satisfying book."
"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."