SynopsisElizabeth Stewart, a Belfast student and only daughter of Protestant parents, sets out on a study visit to the west coast of Ireland. Delighted as she is by the beauty of her new surroundings and the small community that welcomes her, she soon discovers that she has more to learn than the details of the old country way of life. Through her response to the people she meets, Elizabeth comes to reappraise much that had been slighted and dismissed by her family. But it is her relationship with a much older, Catholic man that compels her to decide what kind of life she really wants.
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The Last Kings of Sark - Rosa Rankin-Gee
The Last Kings of Sark is the stunning debut novel from promising young writer Rosa Rankin-Gee who was the 2011 Paris Literary prize-winner.
Jude is 21 when she flies to the island of Sark to tutor rich local boy Pip for the summer. Pip is awkward and his mother is unsettling, but at least there's Sofi, the family's holiday cook. When Pip's father goes away on holiday, science lessons are discarded and summer really begins. Soon something surprising brings the three together, but those strange, golden weeks cannot last forever.