"An impressive canvas of unforgettable characters that linger long after you've stopped reading… an achievement."
"The sort of book to happily curl up with... a hauntingly captivating read."
"Something for everyone in this haunting tale and gripping story."
"Orna Ross has written a masterpiece and in this age of exaggeration and hyperbole I hope I can convey just how exceptional her book is."
"A novel of epic sweep [and] ambitious scope... beautifully written."
"An incredible debut that will have the reader absolutely enthralled."
"Wild, gamey, lyrical…. John McGahern meets Maeve Binchy."
"I couldn't put it down."
"The reveals in this book are breathtaking... literally — actual gasps will happen."