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“Highly readable. . . . Detailed medical procedures of the era are fascinating to a modern reader. . . . The book, with its spot-on dialects and neatly tied endings, largely succeeds as light entertainment.”—Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Village
“Full of stories and vivid characters, the novel recalls a good night in a pub. Its greatest charm lies in homey Ulster idioms. . . . Good, light entertainment.”—Booklist on An Irish Country Village
“An Irish Country Doctor makes for escapist, delightful fun.”—Publishers Weekly
“Ballybucklebo is an easy place for readers to sink into, with likable characters and atmospheric dialogue.”—Kirkus Reviews on An Irish Country Doctor
Recommend to anyone who enjoys series type books.
It's not often that one comes across a book that's such a delight to read and I look forward to reading more of the books in this series.
I picked up Patrick Taylor's An Irish Country Doctor and was instantly hooked on the characters and the village described.
I so enjoy all the characters in these Irish Country Dr.s books. A little rough around the edges, some of them are, but I do enjoy them. Read morePublished 10 hours ago by Janenne O'malley
Third time reading this story. If you are from the US and are interested in Irish culture at all, this is just one of several books in this series that will shed a little light on... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jason Tinsley
This is #2 in a series and yes, I bought the entire series. After reading the first one I must keep going, it's like only reading half a novel if I don't. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Penneyeddie
When reading any of Patrick's books, you feel like you are there walking down the lanes as does the doctor.Published 16 days ago by Kimberly Pollack
Delightful reading feel like you are living in that time love this seriesPublished 19 days ago by Sharon Jacobs
I love these stories about Ireland and a small country village. I grew up in a small town and relate to the closeness that the villagers feel with each other. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kathleen Steele