Love and Summer William Trevor
2011 Shortlist

Love and Summer

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ABOUT
THE BOOK

In spare, exquisite prose, master storyteller William Trevor presents a haunting love story about the choices of the heart, and the passions and frustrations of three lives during one long summer. Ellie is a shy orphan girl from the hill country, married to a man whose life has been blighted by an unspeakable tragedy. She lives a quiet life in the Irish village of Rathmoye, until she meets Florian Kilderry, a young photographer preparing to leave Ireland and his past forever. The chance intersection of these two lost souls sets in motion a poignant love affair that requires Ellie to make an impossible choice.

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR William
Trevor

William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, and spent his childhood in provincial Ireland. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin. He has written many novels and short story collections and has won many prizes, including the Hawthornden Prize and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. The Story of Lucy Gault was shortlisted for both the Man Booker Prize and the Whitbread Fiction Prize. In 2002 he was knighted for his services to literature. (From Publisher)

William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, and spent his childhood in provincial Ireland. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin. He has written many novels and short story collections and has won many prizes, including the Hawthornden Prize and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. The Story of Lucy Gault was shortlisted for both the Man Booker Prize and the Whitbread Fiction Prize. In 2002 he was knighted for his services to literature. (From Publisher)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date published
29/04/2010
Country
Ireland
Original Language
English
Publisher
Penguin Books

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