"The writing is exquisite; there's barely a page without a description or a phrase that's worth re-reading."
"What a beautiful novel...Elegant, understated, subtly powerful and rings so perfectly true."
The Irish Times
"Written with a wonderful lightness of touch....filled with astute observations of human behaviour."

Praise From Other Authors

“Insightful and deeply moving … I loved this book.” Christine Dwyer Hickey.

“Explores the complexities of the human heart and reveals how even in the depths
of grief, unexpected light can emerge.” David Park.

A stunning depiction of marriage from inside and out.” Henrietta McKervey.

Gentle and triumphant.” Anne Griffin.”

Absorbing, emotionally resonant … a marvelous achievement.” Neil Hegarty.

“In prose that is elegant and understated, Kathleen Mac Mahon illuminates the life
of this man, now stripped of his certainties and statistics, as he attempts come to
terms with the extraordinary physicality of his grief…” Catherine Dunne.

Reviews of Nothing But Blue Sky

“A beautiful read…… the writing is exquisite….there’s barely a page without a description or a phrase that’s not worth re-reading…” John Walshe, BUSINESS POST….

“…an acutely observed portrait of a relationship….the novel is full of beautiful prose, powerful metaphors and astute observations of human behaviour….” Julia Kelly, THE IRISH TIMES……

“Its tragic theme is softened by MacMahon’s tender-hearted storytelling and the effect is touching and enthralling.” Penny Perrick, THE SUNDAY TIMES. “

“A piece of perfection – a subtle, thought-provoking investigation of a marriage. It rings true. It’s the best book I’ve read this year….” Sue Leonard, The Examiner.