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Maeve's Times Maeve Binchy

Maeve's Times By Maeve Binchy

Maeve's Times by Maeve Binchy


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Summary

'In the old days I used to write a horoscope column. I gave myself a good forecast every week, and was appalled when someone else who shared the birthday actually mentioned to me that she read this and that it was extremely accurate'

Maeve's Times Summary

Maeve's Times by Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy's much-loved Irish Times writings spanned five decades. An accidental journalist whose work first appeared after her father sent in colourful accounts he had received from her travels, from the beginning her writings reflected the warmth, wit and keen human interest that readers would come to love in her fiction.
This timeless collection celebrates the work of the world's best-loved writer, in all its diversity, revealing her characteristic directness, laugh-out-loud humour and unswerving gaze into the true heart of a matter. From 'Life as a Waitress' to 'Encounters at the Airport', 'Staving Off the Senior Moments' and the hilarious 'My Theodora Story', Maeve always had her own, inimitable take on life.
With an introduction written by her husband, the writer Gordon Snell, Maeve's Times reminds us of why the writings of Maeve Binchy are universally cherished, and will be for generations to come.

About Maeve Binchy

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 20 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.com

Additional information

GOR006520548
9781444782967
1444782967
Maeve's Times by Maeve Binchy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Books Ireland
2014-06-19
320
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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