The Return Journey
Stories about ordinary people going about ordinary lives will always be fascinating when told by a writer blessed with extraordinary talent, insight, and compassion. '- The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) In this extraordinary collection of stories, the world-wide bestselling author of Evening Class once again reveals her incomparable understanding of matters of the heart. In The Return Journey, Maeve Binchy creates powerful compelling stories of love, loss, revelation, and reconciliation. A secretary's silent passion for her boss meets the acid test on a business trip; a man and a woman's mutual disdain at first sight shows how deceptive appearances can be; an insecure wife clings to the illusion of order, only to discover chaos at the hands of a house-sitter who opens the wrong doors; a pair of star-crossed travelers pick up each other's bags, and then learn when you unlock a stranger's suitcase, you enter a stranger's life. These and many more poignant, ironic, often humorous stories - unforgettable slices of life -make up The Return Journey, a spellbinding trip into the human heart.
- 126 x 140 x 24mm | 199.58g
- 03 Jul 2003
- Orion Publishing Co
- Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
- Unabridged edition
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About Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin and came to fame first as London Correspondent for the Irish Times. Her first novel, Light A Penny Candle made her famous in the UK and USA. She lives in Dublin with her husband, Gordon Snell. Kate Binchy, Maeve's cousin, has performed extensively in all media. West End theatre includes Playboy Of The Western World and The Seagull and she has appeared at the Royal Court, Bush, BAC and Tricycle in London, Traverse in Edinburgh and Olympia in Dublin. Numerous television appearances include Ruth Rendell, Father Ted, Peak Practice, Casualty, The Chief and Poirot. She has appeared in over 500 radio plays. Films include Mrs Dalloway and The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne. Kate Binchy has worked extensively in all media including West End to fringe theatre. Numerous television appearances include Ruth Rendell, FATHER TED, PEAK PRACTICE, CASUALTY, POIROT and FAIR CITY.She has appeared in over 500 radio plays, and fi lms such as MRS DALLOWAY and THE LONELY PASSION OF JUDITH HEARNE. She is Maeve's cousin and has read all of Maeve's audiobooks.