'An extraordinary lyrical account of his acquaintance with the country' Independent.
'He chisels a beguiling mixture of travelogue and personal musings' New Statesman.
'A book wonderful in every way' Spectator.
'Grossman proves an entertainingly philosophical, kindly companion; he is a romantic, but he is also humorous' Irish Times.
'This vivid and moving account ... draws a rich cultural picture' Lady.