The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
By Brian Moore
Published in 1988 by Back Bay Books
Originally published in 1955
Rating: 4 / 5
Judith Hearne is an unmarried woman of a certain age who has come down in society. She has few skills and is full of the prejudices and pieties of her genteel Belfast upbringing. But Judith has a secret life. And she is just one heartbreak away from revealing it to the world.