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Hardback, 24/05/2018, €20.30

The Story of Lucy Gault

Paperback, 24/04/2003, €12.15
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.

Mrs Eckdorf in O'neill's Hotel

Paperback, 29/01/2015, €12.15
What was the tragedy that turned O'Neill's hotel from plush establishment into a dingy house of disrepute? Ivy Eckdorf is determined to find out. A professional photographer, she has come to Dublin convinced that a tragic and beautiful tale lies behind the facade of this crumbling hotel.

The Boarding House

Paperback, 06/11/2014, €12.15
William Bird has always taken in boarders who are on the fringes of society: the petty conman, the immigrant who's never been able to fit in, the blustering officer who really doesn't know what's what , and the just plain lonely. He's built a unique place with a unique atmosphere.

The Silence in the Garden

Paperback, 29/01/2015, €12.15
In the summer of 1904 Sarah Pollenfax, the daughter of an impecunious clergyman, arrives at Carriglas, to act as governess for her distant cousins. But when she comes back almost thirty years later, she discovers that there were things going on during that apparently idyllic summer which now horrify her...

Love and Summer

Paperback, 29/04/2010, €12.15
It is summer and a stranger has come to quiet Rathmoye. He is noticed by Ellie, the young convent girl, who is married to Dillahan, a farmer still mourning his first wife. Over the long and warm days, Ellie and the stranger form an illicit attachment.

A Bit on the Side

Paperback, 05/05/2005, €12.75
A title in which, a waiter divulges a shocking life of crime to his ex-wife; a woman repeats the story of her parents' unstable marriage after a horrible tragedy; a schoolgirl regrets gossiping about the cuckolded man who tutors her; and, a middle-aged accountant offers his reasons for ending a love affair.

Juliet's Story

Paperback, 12/03/2003, €6.50
William Trevor's only book for children. Juliet loves stories, but she doesn't have any of her own.

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Paperback, 24/05/2018, €17.55

Cheating at Canasta

Hardback, 01/05/2008, €12.15
Suitable for those who enjoyed "The Story of Lucy Gault" and "Love and Summer", this title deals with themes of missed opportunities, the inevitability of change and the powerful but fragmentary quality of our memories.