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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • Runaway teenagers -- Fiction,
  • Teenage girls -- Fiction,
  • Country homes -- Fiction,
  • Arson -- Fiction,
  • Ireland -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Trevor.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070.R4 S76 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3567433M
ISBN 100670031542
LC Control Number2002066381

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Aug 28,  · And in The Story of Lucy Gault, Trevor lives up to, perhaps even surpasses, that reputation in a novel that explores the tragic consequences for one family of Ireland's deep-seated political strife. The Story of Lucy Gault is set in provincial Ireland in the early s at the height of civil turmoil and anti-English violence.4/5. Aug 26,  · The stunning new novel from highly acclaimed author William Trevor is a brilliant, subtle, and moving story of love, guilt, and forgiveness. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early s Ireland, but the threat of violence leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to decide to leave for England, her mother's home/5(30). Feb 16,  · Buy The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(92). The Story of Lucy Gault starts on June 21, Ireland is in the midst of civil unrest and anti-English violence. On that night, there is an intrusion in Lahardane, the home of the well-to-do Gault family, when three boys attempt to burn the family home down.