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Critical Praise

"Beautiful and lush . . . a precise, poetic recollection of a distant world"

——New York Times Book Review

• A National Bestseller & a Book Sense '76 Title "A page-turning narrative . . . as wildly beautiful and windswept as the country of her fiction."


"O'Brien is a storyteller, an Irish storyteller, one of an ancient tradition of storytellers, people who tell the truth."

——Thomas Cahill, Los Angeles Times Book Review