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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
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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'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
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy
Label
A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Georgia Hall -- The afterthought -- The mirror -- Be prepared -- The consultant aunt -- A tactful conversation -- Getting Grace to be reasonable -- The custardy case -- Premonitions -- Decision making at Christmas -- Forgiving -- Picnic at St. Paul's -- Kiss me Kate -- Mr Mangan -- Giving up men -- The afternoon phone-in -- A result -- Someone's got to tell her -- Half of ninety -- Decisions at sea -- The foul-weather friend -- Audrey -- No tears at the Tivoli -- Chalk and cheese -- The canary valentine -- Continental breakfast -- The dream holiday -- Falling apart -- A few of the girls -- Sandra's suitcase -- Bella and the marriage guidance counsellor -- Big decisions in Brussels -- The sensible celebration -- A winter's tale -- Broken China -- Catering for love -- Dusty's winter -- Funny little thing -- The bargain -- Living well -- New Year's eve and the garden
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ocn914417759
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9781409161424
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(Sirsi) a3744828

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