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Product details

  • Audio CD
  • Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd (9 April 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1408400634
  • ISBN-13: 978-1408400630
  • Product Dimensions: 14.3 x 1 x 12.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,853 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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 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.

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48 of 51 people found the following review helpful By Sarah Cruickshank on 13 Aug 2009
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My mum and I really enjoyed listening to all the diferent stories.
It made a lovely present for my mum.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Naval lass on 28 Mar 2011
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I purchased this as a present for someone who finds it hard to read a book due to sight problems. When the audio book arrived, I thought I would listen to it, to make sure my friend would like it.
I really enjoyed it,sometimes it's nice to be able to sit back and listen to someone else reading a book, I found it very relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. My friend also loved it.

Will be buying more of these audio books, they are very good value, and really entertaining, and you can always listen more than once!
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. M. Scott on 21 Mar 2010
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Friend is chuft to bits to be able to get her favourite author in audiobooks.Like a trip down memory lane for her.Good collection of short stories.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Book Babe on 19 Dec 2010
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A nice relaxing read - typical Binchy. I feel I really know the characters by the end of each story. They link nicely to other books from her collection too. I particularly liked that.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Ali on 14 Jan 2013
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fast delivery and really enjoyed all the stories in this series that I had ordered on audio cd - made my journey to work shorter and enjoyable
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Janette on 12 July 2013
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I read a lot, have an MA in history, and yet MB is one of my favourite authors. There's just something about her that I can relate to - frustration, love, reality. This was the first audio MB I have purchased and it definitely won;t be the last.
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product arrived on time and was pristine etc... The stories though are a little short and, well pointless. 4 short stories with no begginning middle or end, just a diatribe of events to fictional individuals. The only real question is Why?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By charlie on 10 Sep 2013
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would order more Maeve Binchy stories on audio
loved the story and the story teller
would recommend to other M B readers
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