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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!


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.” 


  • “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.” 


  • 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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About the Author
Author 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.