• "'A very good story indeed'"

    The Scotsman
  • "'Another astonishing tale'"

    Conde Nast Traveller
  • "'It is a wise book: full of wisdom about parenthood and dreams we chase, published at a time when the myth of escape is as powerful as ever'"

    Cole Moreton, Independent on Sunday
  • "'A more honest account of island life and a better debunker of paradise than Faraway would be hard to find'"

    Dea Birkett, The Sunday Times
  • "'This enthralling book combines two stories - Irvine's adventures, and the even more amazing story of the extraordinary Hepworth family...Irvine's integrity, fine prose, brilliant powers of observation and sheer pluck make [Faraway] my nomination for travel book of the year'"

    Val Hennessy, Daily Mail

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