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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,503 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Trevor Narrator: Terry Donnelly Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “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

  • One of the 2002 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Fiction
  • A 2002 Man Booker Prize Finalist

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Kathleen | 2/17/2014

    " Interesting, but did not keep my attention as I had hoped it would "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nathalie | 2/10/2014

    " Oh my! Reminds me of SILAS MARNER. So sad and brilliant all at the same time. Devastating. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Victoria | 1/16/2014

    " I loved this book! Even though nothing much happens, it was still a page turner and so sad and mournful.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Julia | 1/12/2014

    " Sad book about no hope... "

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