A Few of the Girls

Publisher details

A Few of the Girls
Author
Maeve Binchy
Publisher
Hachette
Genre
Fiction
Released
29 September, 2015

Synopsis

'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 BinchyMaeve 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.
Maeve Binchy
About the author

Maeve Binchy

Books by Maeve Binchy

Related articles

The Writer's Room: Resources For Aspiring Authors

News | Book Life

11 August 2020

The Writer's Room: Resources For Aspiring Authors

    Live Book Event: Luke Horton, Author of The Fogging

    News | Events & Festivals

    10 August 2020

    Live Book Event: Luke Horton, Author of The Fogging

      Podcast: The Bluffs Author Kyle Perry Talks About the Effects of Social Media

      Podcast

      10 August 2020

      Podcast: The Bluffs Author Kyle Perry Talks About the Effects of Social Media

        Get creative and celebrate Fathers Day with this awesome activity pack

        Kids & Ya

        7 August 2020

        Get creative and celebrate Fathers Day with this awesome activity pack

        Top secrets of truly great storytime readers and storytellers

        News | Book Life

        7 August 2020

        Top secrets of truly great storytime readers and storytellers

        Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah: A Conversation on Diversity in Children's Writing #1

        Kids & Ya

        7 August 2020

        Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah: A Conversation on Diversity in Children's Writing #1

        Live Book Event, Greg Woodland, Author of The Night Whistler

        News

        6 August 2020

        Live Book Event, Greg Woodland, Author of The Night Whistler

          Rachel Bin Salleh: A Conversation on Diversity in Children’s Writing #6

          Podcast

          4 August 2020

          Rachel Bin Salleh: A Conversation on Diversity in Children’s Writing #6

            Deborah Abela: A Conversation About Diversity in Children’s Writing #5

            News

            4 August 2020

            Deborah Abela: A Conversation About Diversity in Children’s Writing #5

              Laura Bloom: A Conversation About Diversity in Children’s Writing #4

              Podcast

              3 August 2020

              Laura Bloom: A Conversation About Diversity in Children’s Writing #4

                COMMENTS

                Leave a Reply

                Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *