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  • Published: 3 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241962459
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

Death In Summer



The sudden death of Thaddeus Devenant's wife leaves him with the problem of childcare for baby Georgina. When none of the nannies interviewed is deemed suitable, Mrs Iveson, Thaddeus's mother-in-law, fulfils the position herself. But in rejecting one of the applicants, they have overlooked the beginnings of a fixed and unnatural obsession...

  • Published: 3 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241962459
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the author

William Trevor

William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland in 1928. He is the author of fourteen much-lauded novels: he won the Whitbread Prize three times and was short-listed for the Booker Prize four times, most recently with The Story of Lucy Gault in 2002. Trevor was widely recognized to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the English language. In 1999, William Trevor received the prestigious David Cohen Literature Prize in recognition of a lifetime's literary achievement, and in 2002 he was awarded an honorary knighthood for his services to literature. He died in 2016.

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