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Other People's Worlds

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199829

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel set in a Gloucestershire town, by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. Safe in her old house, Julia is soon to be married to Francis. Doris is not happy. Sprawled among the grime of her Fulham flat, she gropes behind the bread bin for the vodka and waits for Francis. And Francis, dreaming of Constance Kent driving the knife into the child's throat, smiles. View more info

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Elizabeth Alone

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199830

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and number on front endpaper, board edges a bit faded, jacket faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. 8vo. A novel set in a Gloucestershire town, by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. Elizabeth Alone by William Trevor - a powerful and moving novel from one of the world's finest writers After nineteen years of marriage, three children and a brief but passionate affair followed by a quick divorce, Elizabeth Aidallbery has to go to hospital for an emergency operation. From her hospital bed... View more info

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Old School Ties

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lemon Tree Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199826

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 146 pp. A collection of school-themed short stories by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. View more info

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The Love Department

By: Trevor, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269567

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, bookseller note laid in showing this was purchased from Kenny's in Galway in 1982. Page ridge faintly foxed. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. The Love Department by William Trevor - a darkly comic novel about a thief of the heart, by one of the world's best writers From the offices of her Love Department, Lady Dolores cures the heartaches of the lonely wives of Wimbledon with inimitable flourish and finesse. When her newest protege, the somewhat naive Edward Blakeston-Smith, is sent on a mission - to learn the... View more info

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The Boarding-House

By: Trevor, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269569

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to bottom edge of jacket and a few pages,. 1965 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. The Boarding House by William Trevor - a darkly comic novel by one of the world's best writers William Bird has always taken in boarders who are on the fringes of society: the petty conman, the immigrant who's never been able to fit in, the blustering officer who really doesn't know what's what , and the just plain lonely. He's built a unique place with a unique atmosphere. But then he realizes he's dying, and he decides to leave the place to th... View more info

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A Writer's Island: Landscape in Literature

By: Trevor, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269601

ISBN: 0500013225

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. A travel through Ireland by the well-known novelist, who examines the cultural influence of the country on its writers, from the authors of ancient epics through Synge, Yeats, and Joyce. Illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Story of Lucy Gault

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270208

ISBN: 0670913421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, [1] pp. 8vo. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of arson leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to leave Ireland 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 due 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 the i... View more info

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The Silence in the Garden

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270209

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [5] pp. 8vo. Set in Carriglas, County Cork, this book tells of Sarah Pollexfen, who becomes a governess to the Rolleston family at the beginning of this century. Two wars later, she dies in the house that was once so magical for her. How and why that magic becomes tarnished is the main theme of the novel. William Trevor's first novel, The Old Boys, won the Hawthornden Prize in 1964. Since then he has received other honours for his work including the Royal Society of Literature Award, the Allied Irish Banks Prize... View more info

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Beyond the Pale

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270210

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255, [1] pp. 8vo. This new collection of twelve [stories] shows perhaps a wider range and greater depth than any of its four predecessors... As the superb title story (a prize-winning radio play) suggests, this volume lays emphasis on the concerns of Ireland and the emotions that Ireland arouses. View more info

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The News from Ireland & Other Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270212

ISBN: 0370306953

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 284, [4] pp. 8vo. Featuring The News From Ireland -- set on the estate of the Protestant Pulvertafts during the famine years of the 1840s -- this collection of short stories exemplifies the qualities of subtlety, honesty and humanity. View more info

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The Story of Lucy Gault

By: Trevor, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273037

ISBN: 0670913421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine ends lightly pushed. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, [1] pp. 8vo. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of arson leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to leave Ireland 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 due to leave, Lucy runs away, hoping to convince her parents to stay. Instead, she sets off a series of tragic misunderstandin... View more info

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Two Lives: Reading Turgenev and My House in Umbria

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273057

ISBN: 0670839337

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 375, [3] pp. 8vo. Two novellas explore the lives of two women whose lives are marred by the absence of love. View more info

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Death in Summer

By: Trevor, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273061

ISBN: 067088202X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213, [3] pp. In a dark and atmospheric novel, three tragedies strike one man's household during a stormy summer in the country. View more info

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Lovers of Their Time

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273064

ISBN: 037030134X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky, jacket price clipped. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278, [2] pp. A collection of short stories by the Irish author whose fiction has won the Hawthornden Prize, the Royal Society of Literature Award, the Allied Irish Banks Prize for Literature, and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction. View more info

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After Rain: Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273066

ISBN: 0670870072

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 212, [6] pp. Twelve short stories about the revenge of love and indifference includes tales of a gay man's resentment of his parents, two children of divorce who mimic their parents, and the second wife of a blind piano tuner who distorts his memories of his first wife. View more info

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The Hill Bachelors

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273070

ISBN: 0670892564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [6] pp. William Trevor's new collection of stories is his first since the highly acclaimed AFTER RAIN. It contains a dozen new stories, mostly set in Ireland, that show Trevor at the height of his powers. With understatement and precision he writes about the lonely and the sad, about those that barely have control over their lives and those who have something to hide. In 'Three People' a father waits for the proposal for his daughter that will never come; in 'Against the Odds', a con-woman has business that take... View more info

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Felicia's Journey

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274100

ISBN: 0670857459

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny tear to bottom jacket corner. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 212, [6] pp. 8vo. Young and pregnant, Felicia leaves her Irish hometown to search for her boyfriend in the English Midlands, only to fall in with the obese, fiftyish Mr. Hilditch, in a chilling tale of psychological suspense. View more info

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Nights at the Alexandra (A Hutchinson Novella)

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281554

ISBN: 0091684609

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 71 pp. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth. Set in a provincial Irish town against the backdrop of the Second World War, Nights at the Alexandra is a masterpiece of short fiction. Tracing the reminiscences of a fifty-eight-year-old Irish cinema owner named Harry, the story recounts the years during Harry's adolescence when he forges an unlikely friendship with an ÈmigrÈ couple recently arrived in his small town. Gently imperious yet strikingly beautiful, Frau Messinger, a young British woman married to a much ol... View more info

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Family Sins and Other Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281610

ISBN: 0370313747

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages very faintly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 250 pp. Short stories based on various aspects of the human condition - the casualties of bereavement, the comic foibles of human nature, the poverty of life without love and the suffocating compromises made for perceived gain. The author also wrote The Silence in the Garden. View more info

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Juliet's Story

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The O'Brien Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281611

ISBN: 0862782767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom rear corner lightly bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 126 pp. Illustrated by Brian Bourke. After her friend Paddy Old the storyteller dies and she falls out with her best friend, Juliet and her storytelling grandmother go on a journey of self discovery from Tipperary, through England to France, and Juliet learns that stories make the world go around. View more info

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Miss Gomez and the Brethren

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286126

ISBN: 037001460X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear to rear jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. First published by The Bodley Head in 1971, in which an inhabitant of the boarded-up wasteland of Crow Street in southwest London, Miss Gomez, is convinced that she has a mission in life: to prevent a sex crime shortly to be committed. View more info