THE LONELY GIRL by

THE LONELY GIRL

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Fresh from the "" is , who new works in Dublin in a grocery shop and shares a r with , somewhat made sophisticated. For Caithleen, while plump and pretty, is awkwa, s and naive, and it is just her innocence which at hold En an older man, who has been to Hollywood, made films, and left a , Laure, behind. After warning letters to her father, in the country, she is home to be en by the priest and her relatives. But she runs away, back to Energ and his moldering house outside of Dublin. In a ridiculous as like this country"", her father and some relatives come after her- in a are frightened . Caithleen stays on, but the romance founders in scenes, and her quick (of L and another girl) and dis emotions alienate Eu. She g off to with unreclaimed.... A wistful romance, this is with the and inevitable heartbreak which accompanies the slash at and . It also has a illting, haunting grace.

Publisher: Random House