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Critical Praise

"A sprawling, riveting read ... the stories utterly captivate this rich and satisfying book."

——Publishers Weekly

"Delaney gracefully collects essential myths--and invents a few, too--in his heartfelt ode to the oral tradition."

——Entertainment Weekly

"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."

——Kirkus Reviews