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  • Macabre horror, fish-out-of-water humour...A heady gumbo of witchcraft, apocalyptic prophecies and occult rivalries

  • Irving was befriended by Sir Walter Scott, admired by Lord Byron and widely considered the first American writer who could hold his own with England's best

    Washington Post
  • Beautifully composed of dense texture and dark pleasures

    Daily Mirror
  • Irving is at his best...the inventor of the modern short story... The remote valleys and mountain glens, where strange contagions seem to hang in the air and ghosts and goblins dwell, seem as real to us today as they must have done centuries ago

    Daily Mail
  • 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' is...a classic, essential, exquisitely American tale

    Washington Post

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