"Felicia's Journey" - A tightly woven psychological thriller by acclaimed writer William Trevor. "A book so brilliant that it compels you to stay up all night galloping through to the end". ("Daily Mail"). This title is winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. 'You're beautiful,' Johnny told her. So ...Read More"Felicia's Journey" - A tightly woven psychological thriller by acclaimed writer William Trevor. "A book so brilliant that it compels you to stay up all night galloping through to the end". ("Daily Mail"). This title is winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. 'You're beautiful,' Johnny told her. So, full of hope, seventeen-year-old Felicia crosses the Irish Sea to England to find her lover and tell him she is pregnant. Desperately searching for Johnny in the bleak post-industrial Midlands, she is instead found by Mr Hilditch, a strange and lonely man, a collector and befriender of homeless young girls..."Immensely readable. The plot twist is both sinister and affecting, and so skilfully done that you remember why authors had plot twists in the first place". (Philip Hensher, "Guardian"). "A masterpiece. You read and are dazzled. It has one of the most memorable and convincing, most sinister and terrifying of characters created in the modern novel". (Susan Hill). Readers of "The Story of Lucy Gault" and "Love and Summer" will adore "Felicia's Journey". It will also be cherished by readers of Colm Toibin and William Boyd. William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork. He has written eighteen novels and novellas, and hundreds of short stories, for which he has won a number of prizes including the Hawthornden Prize, the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award, the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and the David Cohen Literature Prize in recognition of a lifetime's literary achievement. In 2002 he was knighted for his services to literature. His books in Penguin are: "After Rain"; "A Bit on the Side"; "Bodily Secrets"; "Cheating at Canasta"; "The Children of Dynmouth"; "The Collected Stories" (Volumes One and Two); "Death in Summer"; "Felicia's Journey"; "Fools of Fortune"; "The Hill Bachelors"; "Love and Summer"; "The Mark-2 Wife"; "Selected Stories"; "The Story of Lucy Gault" and "Two Lives".Read Less
Very good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 224 p. Audience: General/trade. This is the hardcover stated Viking First American Edition from 1995. Other than a back cardholder flyleaf (ex lib), both the mylar-covered dj and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, etc. --and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe.
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