Howard-Johnson, award-winning author
of "This is the Place" and "Harkening:
A Collection of Stories Remembered" 13th March
the whole review
book is funny. And perspicacious. And it will do
the world some good-literally. Ian
has an uncanny knack for spotting the way the universe
provides coincidences and for characterization.
Emerald Isle introduces us to more interesting characters
than the average novel."
Weekender, Sept 10, 2002.
love of Eire comes through in Ian's new book. He
describes with a longing the scenery of Southern
Ireland, but reserves some of his best, and funniest
writing for the characters he meets along the way"
in the Wexford People, June 19, 2002
has a great and irreverent turn of phrase and a
witty irony, as well as an artist's eye for detail
when it comes to penning his observations, be they
humorous, or heartfelt, or both."
Echo Review, 26th June 2002, By Cheryl Rickard
sharp and slightly sarcastic sense of humour makes
this book a treasure of hilarious anecdotes and
UK, 24th Feb 2003
books are both exciting and fulfilling whilst also
having a very educational side without the reader
feeling preached to. I know so much more about both
South America and also Ireland than I did before
and am grateful to you for opening my eyes and helping
me to see these place in an unbiased way."
luck with both the travelling and the writing!!"
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