In the summer of 1921 eight-year-old Lucy Gault clings to the glens and woods above Lahardane, the home her family is being forced to abandon.
She knows the Gaults are no longer welcome in Ireland and that danger threatens. However, Lucy is headstrong and decides that she must force her parents into staying. But the path she chooses ends in disaster. One chance event, unwanted and unexpected, will blight the lives of the Gaults for years to come and bind each of them in different ways to this one moment in time, to this wild stretch of coast.
Just the Way It Is
I first came across William Trevor in the early nineties when my son came home from school with The Children of Dynmouth, his GCSE set text. I’ve been an ardent fan ever since, although I must...Read more