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for a really delicious treat, laugh and cry along with Maeve Binchy's latest Dublin novel... Warmyl read by her cousin Kate Binchy, this is a moving story of good triumphing over all kinds of problems ... which, as the Binchy's Irish compatriot Oscar Wilde almost delcared, the meaning of good fiction. -- Sue Gaisford INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY Maeve Binchy's latest novel, MINDING FRANKIE...will bring nostalgic delight to her fans DAILY 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, most notably Circle of Friends and 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 Gáis 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.com
one of her best. old characters come back from previous books. i literally cried at one point. you get so attached to these characters!!Published 2 months ago by Sophie Taillefer
I have read many of Maeve Binchy's books and she paints such a vivid picture of the characters and towns, that you feel as if you lived there amongst the people too. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Beatrice
Loved the Book. It is one of my favorites one. I liked the way every body came around to help Noel rase is daughter. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dominique Lanoie
A typical Maeve Binchy good entertaining story. Enjoyed having some the old characters come back into the story... would recommend it for an easy/light read.Published 22 months ago by Heather Smith
Wonderful story of how someone who turned there life around, assumed tremendous responsibility & in the end it paid off.
Loved the book!
Maeve Binchy never fails to entertain me. Just like her other books, you keep turning the page until it's done.Published on July 16 2013 by isabel
I've been a fan of Maeve Binchy's for sometime now and I'm glad to have found her. She tells terrific tales and weaves ongoing stories of many characters in various books. Read morePublished on May 20 2013 by Kashy59
Excellent novel as always Maeve has a way of telling a story that makes you feel that you are right there.Published on March 4 2013 by martha