• "Russo's natural grace as a storyteller is matched by his compassion for his characters. Mohawk is lively reading; it is a painful story, yet it is told with great mischief - and the triumphs and the tragedies of the characters are enhanced as victories and defeats always are, by wit"

    John Irving
  • "Russo writes with sensitivity and insight"

    Irish Times
  • "Immensely readable and sympathetic... Mr Russo has an instinctive gift for capturing the rhythms of small-time life"

    New York Times