Time after time

Front Cover
Knopf, Jan 1, 1984 - Fiction - 249 pages
13 Reviews
The Swifts -- three sisters of marked eccentricity, defiantly christened April, May and baby June, and their only brother, one-eyed Jasper -- have little in common, save vivid memories of their darling mother and a long lost youth particularly prone to acts of treachery.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
5
3 stars
3
2 stars
2
1 star
1

Review: Time After Time

User Review  - Karen Lowe - Goodreads

A difficult book to take to as all the characters are unremittingly dreadful. It did pick up half way through with the arrival of calculating cousin Leda, and towards the end, the plot resolution made me think more kindly of it. Read full review

Review: Time After Time

User Review  - Grace Harwood - Goodreads

This is the fantastically funny, deliciously dark, incredibly insightful story of a crumbling Irish stately home and the very unusual family who are the custodians of it. In decaying Durraghglass ... Read full review

Related books

Contents

In the Kitchen
3
In the DiningRoom
22
Bedtime
38
Copyright

6 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (1984)

Molly Keane (1904-1996) was an Irish novelist and playwright who often wrote under the pseudonym M. J. Farell. She is best known for her novel "Good Behaviour" (1981), which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Michele Roberts is the author of several novels, including "Daughters of the House," which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the W.H. Smith Literary Award in 1992.

Bibliographic information