The Glass Lake

The Glass Lake

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Night after night the beautiful woman walked beside the serene waters of Lough Glass. Until the day she disappeared, leaving only a boat drifting upside down on the unfathomable lake that gave the town its name. Ravishing Helen McMahon, the Dubliner with film-star looks and unfulfilled dreams, never belonged in Lough Glass, not the way her genial pharmacist-husband Martin belonged, or their spirited daughter Kit. Suddenly, she is gone and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, seen through a window, alone at the kitchen table, tears streaming down her face. Now Kit, too, has secrets: of the night she discovered a letter on Martin's pillow and burned it, unopened. The night her mother was lost. The night everything changed forever...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 114.3 x 177.8 x 50.8mm | 240.4g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752882511
  • 9780752882512
  • 1,487,137

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"A grand storyteller in the finest Irish tradition....She writes from the heart"--"Plain Dealer, "Cleveland"From the Trade Paperback edition."show more

About Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born in County Dublin and first came to fame as London Correspondent for the IRISH TIMES. Her first novel, LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, was a bestseller in the UK and USA. She lives in County Dublin with her husband, Gordon Snell.show more

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4 40% (7,003)
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2 4% (761)
1 1% (126)
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