The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbs


Lucia Joyce is the daughter of famed author James Joyce. A passionate, joyful young woman with a real zest for life. As the story unfolds you journey with Lucia as she tries to find her place in the work under the shadow of her Father. A marvellous dancer and artist in her own right. This story delves into the fictionalised life of Lucia Joyce. With compassion and creativity Annabel Abbs guides you through the disappointment and heartbreak that ultimately lead to Lucia’s downward spiral.

It only takes a few chapters to realise that Annabel Abbs is an amazing writer. Her characters were well-rounded and had true conviction. With an amazing array of supporting characters with wildly different views and diverse backgrounds, this book was full of life and emotion.

The vibrancy of 1920’s Paris as this books main setting made the story come alive. With outstanding research conducted this book…

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