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William Trevor was born in 1928. He is an Irish author and playwright, who has won the Whitbread Prize three times and has been nominated four times for the Booker Prize, most recently for his novel Love and Summer. Read Love and the Summer by William Trevor
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Debuts of the Month
What She Left T. R. Richmond
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Before I Go Colleen Oakley
May 2015 Debut of the Month. A convincing and remarkably readable novel, writing with a lightness of touch, the author balances a tricky tightrope…
How I Lost You Jenny Blackhurst
May 2015 Debut of the Month. Emma, who once was Susan, has served time in a psychiatric unit for murdering her twelve week old baby. She has…
Plague Land S. D. Sykes
May 2015 Debut of the Month. The fourteenth century is widely believed to be a terrible time in which to live. Here, in 1350, the Black Death…