The Lilac Bus

The Lilac Bus

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Every Friday night, the same seven Dublin workers meet to travel home in Tom Fitzgerald's lilac-coloured minibus. Each of them needs to return regularly to Rathdoon: Nancy Morris, a real 'Miss Mouse', is known for her meanness and has to escape her flatmate's carping; Dee Burke is engrossed in her affair; Kev Kennedy has a side to his character hidden even from his family; Celis Ryan has to face her mother making a drunken exhibition of herself - and Tom has his reasons. Meave Binchy's vibrant characters, with all their joys and sadness, are brilliantly brought to life by Kate Binchy.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 127 x 142 x 24mm | 183g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • 0752867911
  • 9780752867915

About Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born and educated in Dublin. She is the author of the bestselling books Evening Class, This Year It Will Be Different, The Glass Lake, The Copper Beech, The Lilac Bus, Circle of Friends, Silver Wedding, Firefly Summer, Echoes, Light a Penny Candle, London Transports and Tara Road, three volumes of short stories, two plays, and a teleplay that won three awards at the Prague Film Festival. She has been writing for The Irish Times since 1969, and lives with her husband, Gordon Snell, in Dublin. Kate Binchy, has read all the previous spoken word versions of Maeve Binchy's novels. Kate Binchy, Maeve's cousin, has performed extensively in all media. Theatre work includes Playboy of the Western World and The Seagull. Numerous television appearances include Ruth Rendell, Father Ted, Peak Practice and Casualty. She has appeared in over a hundred radio plays, and films such as Mrs Dalloway and The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne.show more

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3 37% (3,523)
2 8% (793)
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