Summer Lightning (1985)

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A story of the first stirrings of passion and jealousy, set in Ireland in the1840s. Sir Robert Clarke looks back on his life from the height of his career and relives the summer when, as a 14-year-old, he first fell in love with Louise St Leger. His initiation into manhood marked his life and his capacity to love and trust anyone since.

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