Light a Penny Candle Summary
Maeve Binchy

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Light a Penny Candle Summary

Maeve Bincy's Light a Penny Candle follows two families, one English and the other Irish, through a period of twenty years (1940-1960). The families are first entwined when Elizabeth White, at age ten, is sent to Kilgarret, Ireland, to escape the German bombing of London and is adopted for five years by the O'Connors, whose daughter Aisling is also ten. Linked only by letters for most of the novel, as they...

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