Love and Summer

Love and Summer

Book - 2009
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Publisher: Toronto : Knopf Canada, 2009
ISBN: 9780307398406
Branch Call Number: FIC Trev
Characteristics: 211 p. ; 24 cm


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ChristchurchLib Dec 17, 2012

"Love and Summer was the fifth of the Irish author's novels to be nominated for the Booker Prize; The New York Times calls it a "work of art."" Fiction A to Z December 2012 newsletter

May 01, 2012

An old-fashioned, sweet Irish story, set in the 1950s.

patienceandfortitude Sep 19, 2011

A beautiful small novel, that is a real gem. It is about a secret summer romance in a small Irish village and the people that are involved and changed as a result. I highly, highly recommend.

Aug 23, 2011

What a sad , sweet tale - I loved it ! William Trevor , you are a master , and to think you published this at age 81 !

Aug 10, 2011

Small towns and circumscribed lives are this book subjects, the setting Ireland sometime mid century. Ellie and Florian are the central characters, but Trevor writes in a whole town of people with unrealized hopes and dreams.

Trevor is a master storyteller; this one is no different than all the wonderful ones read before. The book is a quiet little gem; great for a reading moment in summer.

Dec 13, 2009

It's amazing how much of the human condition is revealed with so few words. Booker Prize Longlist 2009

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