Dublin 4

Dublin 4

3.62 (1,948 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

A society hostess entertains her husband's mistress to dinner; a country girl savours the delights of city life; a student faces the dilemma of unmarried pregnancy; and a drink-ridden photographer tries to relaunch a shattered career...This vintage collection of stories from the bestselling author of "Light a Penny Candle" and "Circle of Friends" is Maeve Binchy at her best - her trademark warmth, wit and compassion are unmistakable.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 20mm | 181.44g
  • Cornerstone
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099498588
  • 9780099498582
  • 93,251

Review quote

"Maeve Binchy has a gimlet eye for the seething cauldron of emotions which lies beneath the surface of everyday life" Irish Independent "An adept storyteller with a sharp eye for social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters" Sunday Times "Compulsive reading ... Ms Binchy has the true story-teller's knack" Observershow more

About Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin, and went to school at the Holy Child Convent in Killiney. She took a history degree at UCD and taught in various girls' schools, writing travel articles in the long summer holidays. In 1969 she joined the Irish Times and for many years she was based in London writing humorous columns from all over the world. She is the author of five collections of short stories as well as twelve novels including Circle of Friends, The Copper Beech, Tara Road, Evening Class and The Glass Lake. Maeve Binchy died on 30 July 2012. She is survived by her husband, the writer Gordon Snell.show more

Back cover copy

A society hostess entertains her husband's mistress to dinner; a country girl savours the delights of city life; a student faces the dilemma of unmarried pregnancy; and a drink-ridden photographer tries to re-launch a shattered career... This vintage collection of stories from the bestselling author of Light a Penny Candle and Circle of Friends is Maeve Binchy at her best - her trademark warmth, wit and compassion are unmistakeable. 'Maeve Binchy has a gimlet eye for the seething cauldron of emotions which lies beneath the surface of everyday life' Irish Independent 'An adept storyteller with a sharp eye or social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters' Sunday Times 'Compulsive reading... Ms Binchy has the true story-teller's knack' Observer www.maevebinchy.com Illustration by Sarah Perkins Fiction Arrow Books ISBN: 0099498588 www.randomhouse.co.ukshow more

Review Text

"An adept storyteller with a sharp eye for social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters"show more

Rating details

1,948 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 19% (376)
4 34% (662)
3 37% (730)
2 8% (160)
1 1% (20)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X