The Story of Lucy Gault

Author(s): William Trevor
Awards:2002-Fiction-Shortlist-Booker Prize
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.57 hours)
Product Number: Z00711
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449884802
Narrator/s: Katherine Borowitz
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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.


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The Story of Lucy Gault
Product Number: BX00008363
Product Number:C2051
Product Number:Z00711

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All formats/editions

Author(s): William Trevor
Narrator(s): Katherine Borowitz
Product Number C2051
Released: May 20, 2003
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402545955
Author(s): William Trevor
Product Number EB00724423
Released: May 01, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781101667200

Professional reviews

"When 9-year-old Lucy hears that her parents plan to move from Ireland, and the home that she loves, to England, far away from everything that is familiar to her, she runs away. As Terry Donnelly reads this haunting novel, the sounds of Ireland's summers and its sea and the voices of every childhood memory come forth. And it is Terry Donnelly's rendering of the plot that make the story stay in one's mind. William Trevor paints his backgrounds dark, but Donnelly pulls each character out of the darkness and makes us accept the vagaries of Lucy's life. J.P. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"