Books by Alice Taylor

ACROSS THE RIVER by Alice Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Pleasures that have less to do with story than with Taylor's portrait of rural Irish life. An amiable cast and description aplenty for those looking for a bit of an Irish idyll."
A sequel to The Woman of the House (1999) takes up with the Phelan family eight years later. Read full book review >
THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE by Alice Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 1999

"If you get teary-eyed reading about turf fires and pony traps, this is the book for you."
A nostalgic tale of Ireland in the 1950s, by the popular novelist whose previous labors in this vineyard (Country Days, 1995, etc.) have established her as a master of the genre. Read full book review >
COUNTRY DAYS by Alice Taylor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1995

"Quiet, entertaining tales of special interest to readers nostalgic for a slice of Irish life."
The continuing autobiographical chronicles of an Irish woman at midlife. Read full book review >
THE VILLAGE by Alice Taylor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 1993

"Sentimental but entertainingly so: the story of a village well kept and a life well lived."
Taylor's third volume of Irish reminiscences (Quench the Lamp, 1991; To School Through the Fields, 1990) continues in a sunny vein as it evokes the history, landscape, and sometimes dotty citizenry of tiny 1960's Innishannon, where the author raised five kids, opened a guest house, and manned the local post office and grocery store. Read full book review >