Fools of Fortune

Fools of Fortune

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by William Trevor
     
 

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Willy Quinton lived a pleasant, cosseted life in County Cork, untouched by the troubles...until the soldiers came and took a terrible revenge.

Marianne Woodcombe, his cousin, lived in Dorset, unaware that she was part of a cycle of hatred...

Spanning sixty years, William Trevor's tender and beautiful love story has at its centre a dark and violent act which

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Willy Quinton lived a pleasant, cosseted life in County Cork, untouched by the troubles...until the soldiers came and took a terrible revenge.

Marianne Woodcombe, his cousin, lived in Dorset, unaware that she was part of a cycle of hatred...

Spanning sixty years, William Trevor's tender and beautiful love story has at its centre a dark and violent act which spills over into the mutilated lives of generations to come.

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"William Trevor at his best."--The New York Times

"Arresting, powerful, and indelible. A story of courage and love... as tender and wistful as an Irish lament."--The Washington Post

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ISBN-13:
9780140111811
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1984
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.48(d)

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"William Trevor at his best." —The New York Times

"Arresting, powerful, and indelible. A story of courage and love... as tender and wistful as an Irish lament." —The Washington Post

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