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  • Captain Gault has decided that his family must leave Lahardane. They are, after all, Protestants living in the big house in rural Cork, and the country is in turmoil. It is 1921. But eight-year-old Lucy can't bear to leave the seashore, the old house, the woods - so she hatches a plan.

  • A collection of stories from the writer of "After Rain". Mostly set in Ireland, they tell about the lonely and the sad, about those that barely have control over their lives and those who have something to hide.

  • With Great Loves, Penguin bring you the most seductive, inspiring and surprising writing on love in all its infinite variety... Wealthy widow Norah O'Neill wonders if she will ever marry again. When her son decides to close the family's failing toy factory, the manager, a decent man who dances the quickstep beautifully, becomes unemployed. Suddenly, Norah sees her chance for happiness, in a new venture of her own. United by the theme of love, the writings in the Great Loves series span over two thousand years and vastly different worlds. Readers will be introduced to love's endlessly fascinating possibilities and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, gay love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, not to mention lost love, twisted and obsessional love...

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