Most widely held works about Maeve Binchy
Most widely held works by Maeve Binchy
Tara Road by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
134 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 18 languages and held by 3,848 libraries worldwide
Two women--one American, the other Irish-- trade houses for the summer and the resulting change of scenery helps them remake their lives. The American is Marilyn of Connecticut, mourning the death of her son, the Irish woman is Ria of Dublin, a mother of two, whose husband had an affair and made the woman pregnant. By the author of The Glass Lake.
Circle of friends by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
134 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 18 languages and held by 3,489 libraries worldwide
Two friends who grew up together in a small Irish village attend college in Dublin, where their lives become intertwined with the beautiful Nan Mahon and Jack Foley, the handsome son of a doctor.
Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
117 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 3,453 libraries worldwide
Fresh from cooking school, Tom Feather and Cathy Scarlet are talented additions to the Dublin scene with their new catering company, but some people in the city, including their families, are not so keen on the idea of their success.
Quentins by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
117 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 15 languages and held by 3,367 libraries worldwide
While filming a documentary about Quentins, a famed Dublin restaurant, Ella Brady explores the changing face of the city from the 1970s to the present day as she captures the stories of the people who have made Quentins a center of their lives.
Evening class by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
119 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 19 languages and held by 3,364 libraries worldwide
In Dublin, an evening class of Italian language and culture changes the lives of its students. A girl finds love, a boy abandons crime, a man regains a reason for living. It is the work of the teacher, an Irish woman who followed a married man to Italy and returned to Ireland on his death. A tale of one woman's gift for helping others. By the author of The Copper Beach.
Nights of rain and stars by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
114 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 3,337 libraries worldwide
In a small Greek island village, a group of travelers from around the world and the local residents they encounter are brought together when tragedy strikes.
Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
93 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 3,232 libraries worldwide
When a new highway is planned that will bypass the town of Rossmore and cut through Whitethorn Woods, the town's inhabitants are divided on whether or not the town will benefit or suffer from the construction.
The copper beech by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
105 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 3,193 libraries worldwide
In the Irish town of Schancarrig, the young carve their initials--and those of their loves-into the copper beech tree in front of the schoolhouse. But not even Father Gunn, the parish priest, who knows most of what goes on behind Shancarrig's closed doors, or Dr. Jims, the village doctor, who knows all the rest, realizes that not everything in the placid village is what it seems.
The glass lake by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
103 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 3,014 libraries worldwide
In Ireland, a wife fakes a suicide by drowning and takes off with a pharmacist for London. Years later, after establishing herself in business, she longs for news of her daughter, now a teenager. She writes a letter, signing herself a friend of the mother and a correspondence develops. Now she is dying to see her, but dare she? By the author of Circle of Friends.
Light a penny candle by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
100 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 2,995 libraries worldwide
When sent from London to live with an Irish family for safety during World War II, Elizabeth becomes friends with the family's vivacious, optimistic daughter, Aisling, and the two learn from each other as they grow to womanhood.
Heart and soul by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
58 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,978 libraries worldwide
A story of family, friends, patients, and staff who are part of a heart clinic in a community caught between the old and the new in Ireland.
The lilac bus : stories by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
142 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,809 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight interconnected stories features seven different people who, every Friday evening, travel from Dublin to Rathdoon on Tom Fitzgerald's lilac-colored bus.
The return journey by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
58 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,731 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories set in Ireland. In one, a man and a woman switch suitcases by accident at an airport, then meet again, having read each other's most intimate thoughts.
Silver wedding by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
86 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 2,686 libraries worldwide
The children, friends, and relatives of Desmond and Deirdre Doyle gather in a small London suburb to honor the couple on the occasion of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Echoes by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
95 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 2,588 libraries worldwide
In a small seaside Irish town in the late 1950s, two very different children are growing up, shouting their hearts desires into the echo cave, praying that their destiny will lead them far from Castlebay, a place empty and gloomy in winter but bustling with visitors in the gaudy days of summer. One of the children is Clare, shopkeeper Tom O'Brien's younger daughter. She wins a scholarship to University College, Dublin, and seems set for academic glory. The other is David Power, the doctor's son. He dreams of escape, also via Dublin, as a medic. But the path of these two children cross again in a quite unexpected way. Castlebay will draw them back in this drama of ambition, betrayal, before love finally reaches it turbulent conclusion.
Firefly summer by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
89 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,551 libraries worldwide
In a sleepy Irish town in the 1960s, the Ryan family thrives on hard work and simple pleasure until American millionaire Patrick O'Neill converts an estate into a luxury hotel, bringing about unforeseen changes.
Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,443 libraries worldwide
When Nöel learns that his former flame is terminally ill and pregnant with a child she claims is his, he agrees to take care of the baby girl once she's born. But as a recovering alcoholic whose demons are barely under control, he can't do it alone. Luckily, he has an amazing network of family and friends who are ready to help. A tale of joy, heartbreak and hope in a close-knit Dublin community.
This year it will be different and other stories : a Christmas treasury by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
Fifteen tales on love and family at Christmas. In A Typical Irish Christmas, two fathers commiserate on their ungrateful children, while in The First Step of Christmas a disunited family makes up.
London transports by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
36 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-two short stories follows the adventures of a woman who reaches a turning point during an affair with a married man, a dress designer who's had a god-awful day, and more.
Aches & pains by Maeve Binchy ( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
Takes a humorous view of medical care, hospital stays, and convalescence.
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