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Binchy at her very best, telling stories with charm, humour and pathos and giving us one of the most stunning feel-good endings I can remember―MAIL ON SUNDAY
She is the Queen of Fiction and one of the funniest and best-loved storytellers in the world ... once you read Maeve you are hooked for life―IRISH TIMES
Make no mistake, there is magic at work―SUNDAY TIMES
Her storytelling ability is second to none―SUNDAY EXPRESS
Maeve Binchy was born in County Dublin and educated at the Holy Child convent in Killiney and at University College, Dublin. After a spell as a teacher she joined the Irish Times. Her first novel, LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, was published in 1982 and she went on to write over twenty books, all of them bestsellers. Several have been adapted for cinema and television, including TARA ROAD. Maeve Binchy received a LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the BRITISH BOOK AWARDS in 1999 and the Irish PEN/A. T. CROSS AWARD in 2007. In 2010 she was presented with the BOB HUGHES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the BORD GAIS IRISH BOOK AWARDS by the President of Ireland. She was married to the writer and broadcaster Gordon Snell for 35 years, and died in 2012. Visit her website at www.maevebinchy.comSee all Product Description
I felt like one of the guests, who for one week, experienced the lives of others. Beautifully written.Published 3 months ago by Donna Nemeth
Maeve Binchy has a pleasant writing style. The book kept my interest throughout. It was a creative plot introducing the reader to interesting characters. Read morePublished 5 months ago by AG
literally made me wish this place actually existed so that i could go for a vacation.Published 5 months ago by Sophie Taillefer
Classic Maeve Binchy, Rich characters that become part of your family. You will miss them when you finish the bookPublished 6 months ago by Gilda Gangai
Good story like always. Easy escape and enjoyable read. Ended too quickly. Would have liked a longer more thorough ending.Published 9 months ago by kelly knight
Vintage Binchy. Great tale, weaving together the lives of an interesting cast of characters. On the whole it is a touching and entertaining piece but I felt that the ending was a... Read morePublished 11 months ago by F.S.