The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor audiobook

The Story of Lucy Gault

By William Trevor
Read by Terry Donnelly

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8.57 Hours 1
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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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A 2002 Man Booker Prize Finalist

One of the 2002 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Fiction

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“One of Trevor’s finest works…Few living writers are capable of such mournful depth as William Trevor, and here he has given us an evensong to time itself.”  Boston Globe
“The Story of Lucy Gault…once read, will never be forgotten.”  Washington Post Book World
“Beautifully drawn and revelatory.”  Harper’s
“Beautiful and devastating…Trevor has once again captured the terrible beauty of Ireland’s fate, and the fate of us all-at the mercy of history, circumstance, and the vicissitudes of time.”  Atlantic Monthly
“This beautiful, haunting story of love and redemption rings with the resonance of a legend.”  Booklist

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Author Bio: William Trevor

Author Bio: William Trevor

William Trevor is the author of nearly thirty books, including Felicia’s Journey, which won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and was made into a major motion picture. In 1996 he was the recipient of the Lannan Award for Fiction, and in 2001 he won the Irish Times Literature Prize for Fiction. Two of his books were chosen by the New York Times as best books of the year, and his short stories appear regularly in the New Yorker. In 1997 he was named Honorary Commander of the British Empire. He lives in Devon, England.

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Available Formats : CD
Runtime: 8.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English