• "A powerful, moving adventure of raw fate and betrayed love"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "This is a tremendous book, affecting, intelligent, ironic, humane and utterly convincing. It is also extremely funny"

  • "Inishowen is a vast page-turner, full of compassion, laughter and zest for the human condition, as well as a rattling good story"

    Irish Times
  • "O'Connor is an enviably talented writer... A very fine novelist"

    Glasgow Herald
  • "Ireland's most versatile writer... His storytelling is masterful, and his characters are real and vibrant... A sombre, often heartbreaking story... O'Connor conducts his bittersweet symphony with humour, sensitivity and immense style"

    Independent on Sunday