A small, pretty seaside town is harshly exposed by a young boy's curiosity. His prudent interest, oddly motivated, leaves few people unaffected - and the consequences cannot be ignored.
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William Trevor was born into a Protestant family in Mitchelstown, County Cork, in 1928, and spent his childhood in provincial Ireland. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin, before moving to London where he worked as a teacher and as a copywriter in advertising. His first novel was published in 1958. His novels have won many prizes and he has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize four times. He is also regarded as a master of the short story - John Banville called him the greatest living writer of stories. He was awarded an honorary knighthood in 2002. He has lived for many years in Devon.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140047182
Book Description Penguin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140047182
Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140047182 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0059051