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Maeve's Times

«Binchy . . . is a class act»

DAILY EXPRESS

Discover what inspired Maeve Binchy's novels and short stories in this hugely enjoyable collection of her writing from the Irish Times. Les mer

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Discover what inspired Maeve Binchy's novels and short stories in this hugely enjoyable collection of her writing from the Irish Times.

Detaljer

Forlag
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
432
ISBN
9781409149903
Utgivelsesår
2014
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

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.com

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«Binchy . . . is a class act»

DAILY EXPRESS

«Maeve's Times is funny and clever and kind, which are excellent qualities in both books and people ... what this wonderful collection of her work for this paper from 1964 to 2011 makes abundantly clear is that she was a superb journalist»

Irish Times

«This selection of her work represents Binchy's eclectic interests, infectious sense of humor and wry take on social change... A blithe, entertaining collection that will surely delight Binchy's many fans.»

KIRKUS

«While the collection makes an enjoyable read on the merit of humor alone, editor Ingle's selections capture Binchy's journalistic apprenticeship, record an intelligent woman's perspective on a changing world, and offer entertaining glimpses of biography that Binchy fans will adore.»

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

«You can see why, for a legion of female readers, Maeve Binchy is a one-woman opiate of the people»

EVENING STANDARD

«Maeve Binchy's work continues to inspire . . . thought-provoking, warm and funny in equal measure»

WOMAN

«Maeve had this marvellously black sense of humour and she was wildly funny and entertaining»

Cathy Kelly

«Anyone seeking a wonderful spread of Maeve Binchy's unshowy, compelling, witty, truthful writing would find riches in MAEVE'S TIMES ... She has the writer's sense of how one word can make a phrase burst into life ... hugely enjoyable»

Joseph O'Connor

«Maeve's Times is funny and clever and kind, which are excellent qualities in both books and people ... what this wonderful collection of her work for this paper from 1964 to 2011 makes abundantly clear is that she was a superb journalist»

IRISH TIMES

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