The Resource A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy

A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy

Label
A few of the girls
Title
A few of the girls
Statement of responsibility
Maeve Binchy
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Irish do love telling stories, and we are suspicious of people who don't have long, complicated conversations. There used to be a rule in etiquette books that you should invite four talkers and four listeners to a dinner party. That doesn't work in Ireland, because nobody knows four listeners' Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy's bestselling novels not only tell wonderful stories, they also give an insight in to how Ireland has changed over the decades, but how people remain the same: they still fall in love, sometimes unsuitably; they still have hopes and dreams; they have deep, long-standing friendships, and some that fall apart. From her earliest writing to her most recent, Maeve's work has included wonderfully nostalgic pieces and also sharp, often witty writing which is insightful and topical. But at the heart of all Maeve's fiction are the people and their relationships with each other. A FEW OF THE GIRLS is a glorious collection of the very best of her stories, full of the warmth, charm and humour that has always been an essential part of all of Maeve's writing
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Summary
Maeve Binchy's bestselling novels not only tell wonderful stories, they also give an insight in to how Ireland has changed over the decades, but how people remain the same: they still fall in love, sometimes unsuitably; they still have hopes and dreams; they have deep, long-standing friendships, and some that fall apart. From her earliest writing to her most recent, Maeve's work has included wonderfully nostalgic pieces and also sharp, often witty writing which is insightful and topical. But at the heart of all Maeve's fiction are the people and their relationships with each other. A few of the girls is a glorious collection of the very best of her stories, full of the warmth, charm and humour that has always been an essential part of all of Maeve's writing.
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10466898
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-2012
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Binchy, Maeve
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Short stories, English
  • Domestic fiction, English
  • Female friendship
  • Friendship
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000055448822
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9781409161424
Lccn
2015027926
System control number
(OCoLC)922552886
Label
A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000055448822
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9781409161424
Lccn
2015027926
System control number
(OCoLC)922552886

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