The Lilac Bus: Complete & Unabridged

The Lilac Bus: Complete & Unabridged

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The Journey -- Every Friday night young Ron Fitzgerald's lilac-colored minibus leaves Dublin for the Irish country town of Rathdoon with seven weekend commuters on board. All of them, from the joking bank porter, Mikey Burns, who plays the buffoon while his brother makes a fortune in the family business, to the rich doctor's daughter, Dee Burke, who is having a secret affair with a married man, have their reasons for making the journey. The Destination, Rathdoon, is the kind of Irish Village where family histories are shared and scandals don't stay secret for long. And this weekend, when Tom's bus pulls in, the riders find the unexpected waiting for them... as each of their very private lives unfolds to reveal a sharp betrayal of the heart, a young man's crime, and chance for new dreams among the eight intriguing men and women on... "The Lilac Bus." "A remarkably gifted writer... a wonderful student of human nature." -- "The New York Times Book Review." "Maeve Binchy is a grand storyteller in the finest Irish tradition of Frank O'Commortr, Sean O'Faolain, and Edna O'Brien... She writes from the heart." -- "The Cleveland Plain Dealer"show more

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  • Other printed item
  • 110.5 x 142.2 x 52.3mm | 367.42g
  • AudioGO Limited
  • BBC Audiobooks Ltd
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0754075125
  • 9780754075127

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