November 4, 2008
November 4, 2008
Now in a beautiful new trade paperback editionâ?the second novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author.
David Power and Clare Oâ'Brien both grew up dreaming of escape from the battered seaside town of Castlebay, but they might as well have had the ocean between them. David is the cherished son of a prosperous doctor, while Clare lives with her large family behind their faltering store, longing for a moment of quiet to study. When they both go to university in Dublinâ?he as a matter of course, she on a hard-won scholarshipâ?their worlds collide. They find freedom in each otherâ?until the families, lovers, and secrets they left in Castlebay come back to haunt them.
Maeve Binchy's latest tale of love and lust among the hills of Ireland features a young couple struggling to overcome class differences and a small town's judging eyes. Clare, the daughter of a shopkeeper, befriended David, the son of a doctor, when they were both children. When they meet again while attending college in Dublin, they fall head over heels in love. Circumstances soon force them to return to small town Ireland, where they must find a way to keep their love alive amidst family quarrels and local gossip. Binchy is the author of dozens of romantic tales set in Ireland, including the bestselling WHITETHORN WOODS and LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE.
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Subgenre: People + Places / Europe, Romance, Family + Friendship, Love + Relationships + Sex, Conflicts + Dualities, Peoples + Cultures
- Edition: Reprint
- Language: English
- Author: Maeve Binchy
- Online Item #: 11325443
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2161
- ISBN: 9780451225108
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported