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  • Published: 25 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241969472
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $32.99

Other People's Worlds




What chance has a nice middle-class woman got against a determined conman?

47-year-old widow, Julia, is about to remarry, much to the delight and relief of her daughters. But her mother has suspicions about Francis which she keeps to herself. Perhaps wrongly: if she'd shared her feelings with her daughter the disaster might have been avoided. Meanwhile there are two other women who have a claim on the would-be bridegroom - and the way things are shaping up it might be one of them, rather than Julia, who comes off worst out of the situation.
William Trevor's brilliant novel explores the small horrors that lie close to the surface of ordinary life.

  • Published: 25 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241969472
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $32.99

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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