Synopses & Reviews
Trevor's Booker-shortlisted novel - now with a stunning new jacket image. Major advertising campaign including adrail posters and national press advertising. Trevor is one of Ireland's leading literary novelists - and perhaps our greatest living short story writers. He has won the Whitbread Fiction Prize three times. "Gravely beautiful, subtle and haunting" "Guardian".
Captain Gault has decided that his family must leave Lahardane. They are, after all, Protestants living in the big house in rural Cork, and the country is in turmoil. It is 1921. But eight-year-old Lucy can't bear to leave the seashore, the old house, the woods - so she hatches a plan.