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The Story of Lucy Gault
"Lucy Gault", the 2002 novel of the famous English writer, Trevor Howard, whose short stories appear regularly in the "New Yorker", begins in Ireland in 1921 during the "troubles", when Lucy's father shoots an intruder who tries to burn down his estate becuase his wife is English. The family decides to move to England,but Lucy is so upset at leaving her beloved home on the sea that she runs away. Finding a discarded garment of hers on the shore, the p...