Story of Lucy Gault, The

William Trevor

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 24-04-2003

£8.99

Summer, 1921. Eight-year-old Lucy Gault clings to glens and woods above Lahardane – the home her family is being forced to abandon. She knows Gaults are no longer welcome in Ireland and that danger threatens. Lucy, however, is headstrong and decides that somehow she must force her parents into staying. But the path she chooses ends in disaster.

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SKU: 9780141044606

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Shortlisted for the 2002 Man Booker Prize’A masterwork. I doubt that I have read a book as moving in at least a decade. A homage to the redemptive power of love’ IndependentSummer, 1921. Eight-year-old Lucy Gault clings to the glens and woods above Lahardane – the home her family is being forced to abandon. She knows the Gaults are no longer welcome in Ireland and that danger threatens. Lucy, however, is headstrong and decides that somehow she must force her parents into staying. But the path she chooses ends in disaster. One chance event, unwanted and unexpected, will blight the lives of the Gaults for years to come and bind each of them in different ways to this one moment in time, to this wild stretch of coast . . .’Flawless. Guaranteed to keep you reading – all through the night if necessary – to find out what happens. Trevor’s best novel’ New Statesman’Dark, elegantly written … a book to relish’ Independent on Sunday

Additional information

Weight 0.17 kg
Dimensions 15 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 240