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    This Year it Will be Different: A Christmas Treasury (Paperback) By (author) Maeve Binchy

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    DescriptionFilled with Maeve Binchy's trademark wit and true storytelling genius, THIS YEAR IT WILL BE DIFFERENT powerfully evokes the lives of wives, husbands, children, friends and lovers. There are step-families grappling with exes; long-married couples faced with in-law problems; a wandering husband choosing between the other woman and his wife; a child caught up in a grown-up tug-of-war...Warm, witty and with a deep understanding of what makes us tick, THIS YEAR IT WILL BE DIFFERENT superbly demonstrates why Maeve Binchy's stories have become world-beaters.

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    This Year it Will be Different
    A Christmas Treasury
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maeve Binchy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 270 g
    ISBN 13: 9780752893761
    ISBN 10: 0752893769

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5HC
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FA, FYB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC029000, FIC019000
    BIC subject category V2: 5HC
    Thema V1.0: FBA, FYB
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    04 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    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 20 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
    Review quote
    "a good introduction to the easy-going charms of Ireland's most practised storyteller" INDEPENDENT "Filled with Maeve Binchy's trademark wit and true storytelling genius" LIVING NORTH "Binchy is by turns witty and insightful, writing about ordinary people, in ordinary situations, as they face difficult, emotional times" GOOD BOOK GUIDE