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by Alison Gault,Mary Lavin
Author: Alison Gault,Mary Lavin
Publisher: Poolbeg Pr Ltd; 3rd edition (January 1, 1990)
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Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Fiction and Fantasy
Alison Gault (Illustrator). Mary Lavin was born in East Walpole, Massachusetts in 1912, the only child of Tom and Nora Lavin, an immigrant Irish couple. In 1943, Mary Lavin published her first book.
Alison Gault (Illustrator). She attended primary school in East Walpole until the age of ten, when her mother decided to go back to Ireland. Initially, Mary and Nora lived with Nora's family in Athenry in County Galway. Tales from Bective Bridge, a volume of ten short stories about life in rural Ireland, was a critical success and went on to win the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. That same year, Lavin married William Walsh, a Dublin lawyer.
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The plot is classic Clark, except the author tells her story from a first-person perspective.
Mary Higgins Clark’s awesome gift for storytelling has always been the secret of her strength as a suspense novelist. In, this canny writer. comes up with a cunning variation on the haunted-house theme. Few stories of obsession will grab readers quite like this one. -Ottawa Citizen. The plot is classic Clark, except the author tells her story from a first-person perspective. She pulls it off well.
Mary Josephine Lavin (10 June 1912 – 25 March 1996) wrote short stories and novels. An Irishwoman, she is now regarded as a pioneer in the field of women's writing. Well-known Irish writer, the Lord Dunsany, mentored Lavin after her father approached him on her behalf to discuss with him some stories she had written. Her subject matter often dealt explicitly with concerns of women, as well as a deep Catholic faith (she attended a convent school in Dublin)
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Sister Antony brings her currant shortbread today, Sister Mary Bartholomew some kind of herbal tea. ‘Enniseala?’ Sister Mary Bartholomew repeats what she has been asked. Oh now, what’s new?’ The car is giving them trouble, the radiator heating up.
Captain Gault is a ‘man’s man’ - or what DH Lawrence might well call a 'little manny. Given the title of William Trevor’s novel The Story of Lucy Gault, it’s hardly a spoiler to reveal that she has – miraculously – survived. By that time, Gault and Heloise have gone to pursue a life of continental – not England after all - wandering, and despite attempts by local solicitor Mr Sullivan to find them, they are vanished without trace.
The stories in this classic collection explore the relationships and intimate emotions of her characters that are from a vanished Ireland but still resonate vividly today. Last published over four decades ago, New Island's Modern Irish Classics series brings this insightful and moving collection of stories back to life. Short Stories Fiction. One fee. Stacks of books.