Time After Time

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Penguin Publishing Group, 1985 - Fiction - 249 pages
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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. Into their world comes cousin Leda from Vienna, a visitor from the past, blind but beguiling: a thrilling guest. Within days, the lifestyle of the Swifts has been dramatically overturned -- and desires, dormant for so long, flame fierce and bright like never before. Book jacket.

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User Review  - lauralkeet - LibraryThing

Time After Time is a quirky story of four siblings: Jasper and his sisters April, May, and June, all elderly and living together in their family home in Ireland. April, the oldest, is the only one who ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cariola - LibraryThing

I'm not sure exactly what to make of this book, a rather dark comedy centered around decaying Irish gentility. The four elderly Swift siblings--Jasper and his fluffily named sisters, April, May, and ... Read full review

Contents

In the Kitchen
3
In the DiningRoom
22
Bedtime
38
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Molly Keane was born Mary Nesta Skrine in County Kildare, Ireland on July 20, 1904. From 1928 to 1956, she wrote under the pseudonym M. J. Farrell. As Farrell, she wrote 11 novels and several plays including Young Entry, Devoted Ladies, Loving without Tears, Spring Meeting, Ducks and Drakes, Guardian Angel, Treasure Hunt, and Dazzling Prospect. She stopped writing for over 20 years until Good Behaviour was published in 1981 under her married name and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Her other later works include Time After Time and Loving and Giving. She died on April 22, 1996.

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