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Book Club Thursday 21 March 6:45pm : The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor

Date: March 21 @ 6:45 pm

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Time: 6-45pm

“Memories can be everything if we choose to make them so. But you are right: you mustn’t do that.”

Book Club The Story of Lucy Gault

The Story of Lucy Gault

It is the summer of 1921. Eight-year-old Lucy Gault clings to the glens and wild seashore near Lahardane – the home her family is being forced to abandon. She knows the 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 sets off a series of tragic misunderstandings that affect all of Lahardane’s inhabitants for the rest of their lives. Considered one of William Trevor’s best novels, Hermione Lee called it, ‘gravely beautiful, subtle and haunting’

 

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