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The Lilac Bus Maeve Binchy

The Lilac Bus By Maeve Binchy

The Lilac Bus by Maeve Binchy


$11.99
Condition - Very Good
5 in stock

Summary

And of course Tom himself has his own reasons for returning home so regularly...

Once again, Maeve Binchy has conjured up a cast of very human characters with real joys and real sadnesses, portrayed with her trademark wit, compassion and warmth.

The Lilac Bus Summary

The Lilac Bus by Maeve Binchy

Each Friday, Tom Fitzgerald drives the same people home from Dublin to spend the weekend in Rathdoon. Nancy, Dee, Kev and Celia - each has their own secret story, unknown to their fellow passengers. And of course Tom himself has his own reasons for returning home so regularly...

Once again, Maeve Binchy has conjured up a cast of very human characters with real joys and real sadnesses, portrayed with her trademark wit, compassion and warmth.

The Lilac Bus Reviews

Maeve Binchy has a gimlet eye for the seething cauldron of emotions which lies beneath the surface of everyday life * Irish Independent *
An adept storyteller with a sharp eye for social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters * Sunday Times *
Has a lovely warm heart... Her prose is magnificently simple and lucid * Evening Standard *
Touching, gossipy and as warming as a feather bed * Sunday Telegraph *
Compulsive reading ... Ms Binchy has the true story-teller's knack * The Observer *

About Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin, and went to school at the Holy Child Convent in Killiney. She took a history degree at UCD and taught in various girls' schools, writing travel articles in the long summer holidays. In 1969 she joined the Irish Times and for many years she was based in London writing humorous columns from all over the world. She is the author of five collections of short stories as well as twelve novels including Circle of Friends, The Copper Beech, Tara Road, Evening Class and The Glass Lake. Maeve Binchy died on 30 July 2012. She is survived by her husband, the writer Gordon Snell.

Additional information

GOR001067759
9780099498643
0099498642
The Lilac Bus by Maeve Binchy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2006-07-06
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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