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Episode 6

Abandoned unwittingly by her parents, Lucy’s grown up alone, but now a visitor to Lahardane offers love. Read by Dermot Crowley.

Lucy's parents assume she drowned years before - meanwhile, Lucy has grown up in a large country house in the care of two servants.

A young man called Ralph declares his love for Lucy - but will she accept him?

William Trevor's haunting novel about the legacy of one night in 1921 during the Irish troubles.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Abridged by Sally Marmion

Producer: Di Spiers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

15 minutes