The last collection of short stories by the master storyteller William Trevor.
Family secrets take their toll on the children of an old Irish family
The members of the school Old Boys Association are due to elect this year's president. And the election is an opportunity for the Old Boys, at seventy, to relive the struggles and torments of those long ago but never forgotten school days.
Dynmouth could be any English seaside resort: a small coastal town where nothing much ever appears to happen. Yet looks are deceptive. For behind every closed door and net-curtained window, there reside the ordinary, everyday secrets people hold close to their hearts.
William Wagner Bird had filled his boarding house with people whom society would never miss - if it had ever noticed them at all.
Love and Summer is William Trevor's eagerly awaited new novel, his first since the Booker-shortlisted The Story of Lucy Gault