• "(Marita Conlon-McKenna has) done a great service to history ... I thoroughly enjoyed this book, I raced through it ... It’s a must-add to your collection."

    Ryan Tubridy, RTE Radio 1
  • "Powerful ... Conlon-McKenna has assembled an excellent cast of characters ... Myriad small, moving details help to illustrate the enormity of the tragedy"

    Irish Independent
  • "Captivating … This well-researched novel brings the atrocity of the famine to life"

    Sunday Independent
  • "It’s a great read - it has the feeling of an epic film."

    Mairead Ronan, Today FM
  • "Heartbreaking and powerful"