Author of more than a dozen novels, including Felicia’s Journey, Irish author William Trevor is hailed as one of the most extraordinary writers of today. He has a special talent for examining the innermost regions of his characters’ hearts.
The Story of Lucy Gault traces the repercussions of a child’s attempt to remain in her beloved home.Threatened with a move from Ireland to England, 9-year-old Lucy runs away, setting off a series of misunderstandings that will eventually touch each inhabitant of her village.
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"This beautiful, haunting story of love and redemption rings with the resonance of a legend." (Booklist)
Definitely in the top half
Lucy is certainly the most interesting.
Not surprisingly, the most enjoyable scene was when Lucy and her young man learned to love one another.
The dedicated maid Bridget
The story is thought provoking and poignant, and certainly follows a most original plot line.
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