Charming, interesting and moving by turn
Anthony Daniels, Sunday Telegraph
Engrossing... an often perceptive genre-defying gem...engaging and entertaining
Tom Adair, Scotland on Sunday
'This is wonderful writing...Brilliant...Cockburn has pulled off something remarkable'
'This is a story of endurance and a hugely adventurous mind, elegantly told.' - Robert Fox, Evening Standard
'Sad and entertaining, and altogether evocative of a vanished Ireland'
Jeremy Lewis, Sunday Times
'This is a gentle, uncomplaining story written with affection and insight.'
Maeve Binchy, Mail on Sunday
'Engaging and witty...Oddly uplifting'