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Critical Praise

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

——Entertainment Weekly

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

——Publishers 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