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Star rating for The story of Lucy Gault
Language:
English
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
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...
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Star rating for Love and summer
Language:
English
Description:
Living an unfulfilling existence at the side of a tragic husband, shy orphan Ellie Dillahan begins an affair that forces her to choose between an uncertain future with the man she loves and the desolate life she has built for herself.
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Star rating for Cheating at canasta
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
2007
Language:
English
Description:
The publication of a new book by William Trevor is a true literary event. One of our finest chroniclers of the human condition, Trevor?s precise and unflinching insights into the lives of ordinary people are evidenced once again in this stunning collection of twelve stories. Subtle yet powerful, these exquisitely nuanced tales of regret, deception, adultery, aging, and forgiveness are a rare pleasure, and they confirm Trevor's reputation as a master...
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Star rating for The silence in the garden
Language:
English
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Star rating for Felicia's journey
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
1994
Language:
English
Description:
A stunning, rich novel of suspense from one of Ireland's most distinguished writers. In Felicia's Journey, Trevor gently explores the intricate relationship between a predator and his intended victim. Felicia is young and pregnant, having stolen away from a small Irish town to search for her boyfriend in the industrial sprawl of the English Midlands. Fat, 50ish, and unfailingly reasonable, Mr. Hilditch is looking for a new friend to join the five...
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Star rating for Two lives
Language:
English
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Star rating for The history of invention
Publisher:
Facts on File
Pub. Date:
c1987
Language:
English
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Star rating for After rain
Language:
English
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Star rating for The collected stories
Language:
English
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Star rating for Death in summer
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
1998
Language:
English
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Star rating for Fools of fortune
Publisher:
Viking Press
Pub. Date:
1983
Language:
English
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Star rating for A history of invention
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Pub. Date:
c2000
Language:
English
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Star rating for A short history of twentieth-century technology c. 1900-c. 1950
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Pub. Date:
1982
Language:
English
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Star rating for A bit on the side
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
2004
Language:
English
Description:
William Trevor is truly a Chekhov for our age, and a new collection of stories from him is always a cause for celebration. These twelve stories include:The waiter who divulges his shocking life of crime to his ex-wife. A woman repeats the story of her parents' unstable marriage after a horrible tragedy.The schoolgirl who regrets gossiping about the cuckolded man who tutors her. A middle-aged couple meet in a theatre bar for a squalid blind date.The...
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Star rating for The news from Ireland & other stories
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
1986
Language:
English
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Star rating for The hill bachelors
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
2000
Language:
English
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Star rating for Howard Florey, penicillin and after
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pub. Date:
1984
Language:
English
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Star rating for Selected stories
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
2010
Language:
English
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Star rating for Last stories
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
2018
Language:
English
Description:
"The beloved and acclaimed William Trevor's last ten stories. With a career that spanned more than half a century, William Trevor is regarded as one of the best writers of short stories in the English language. Now, in Last Stories, the master storyteller delivers ten exquisitely rendered tales--nine of which have never been published in book form--that illuminate the human condition and will surely linger in the reader's mind long after closing the...
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Star rating for A writer's Ireland
Publisher:
Viking
Pub. Date:
1984
Language:
English