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Virtual Book Club – June 2023
June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
For the next monthly book club session, facilitator Valerie Taylor will lead AE’s Book Club in reading The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor.
This stunning novel from highly acclaimed author William Trevor is a brilliant, subtle, and moving story of love, guilt, and forgiveness.
The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of violence leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to decide to leave for England, her mother’s home. Lucy cannot bear the thought of leaving Lahardane, their country house with its beautiful land and nearby beach, and a dog she has befriended. On the day before they are to leave, Lucy runs away, hoping to convince her parents to stay. Instead, she sets off a series of tragic misunderstandings that affect all of Lahardane’s inhabitants for the rest of their lives. A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma.
The Southbury Library will hold copies of this novel for the AE Book Club. This book club is free to attend.
- 2023-06-21 13:00:00