"For me an almost perfect read. I had never heard of this Irish author before but he has won many prizes for his novels, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Rightfully so. Love and Summer is beautifully written, and - partial spoiler aler..."
The inimitable William Trevor returns with a story of suspicion, guilt, forbidden love and the possibility of starting over. It's summer, and nothing much is happening in Rathmoye. So it doesn't go unnoticed when a dark-haired stranger begins...
"Very readable book. Gilbert writes casually as though she's talking to you, and with good humour. My favourite part is where she says you should write for yourself, not to help anybody, because you can always tell when someone's trying to help som..."