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The Garden Party and Other Stories
     

The Garden Party and Other Stories

by Maeve Binchy
 

A collection of short stories from the Archives read for Radio 4, by bestselling author Maeve Binchy. Stories included are: The Garden Party read by Niamh Cusack - Helen looked down at Mrs Kennedy's garden. It was cheerfully coloured yet ordered like Mrs Kennedy. But first impressions are not always reliable. The Special Sale read by Dervla Kirwan - Yvonne's

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A collection of short stories from the Archives read for Radio 4, by bestselling author Maeve Binchy. Stories included are: The Garden Party read by Niamh Cusack - Helen looked down at Mrs Kennedy's garden. It was cheerfully coloured yet ordered like Mrs Kennedy. But first impressions are not always reliable. The Special Sale read by Dervla Kirwan - Yvonne's good deed leads to a romantic encounter the day after Christmas. The Sensible Celebration read by Doreen Hepburn - Are the picture perfect couple really the ones to envy? All is not as it seems... Dolly's Mother by Stella McCusker - If you were square and solid and without colour and grace it was sometimes easy to hate Mother.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602835566
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
01/20/2009
Edition description:
Unabridged Edition
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

The beloved Irish writer Maeve Binchy (1939-2012) worked briefly as a teacher before joining The Irish Times, where her columns displayed the same warmth and wit and eye for detail that would later inform her novels and short stories. Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle, was published in 1982. She went on to write more than 20 bestselling books. Since her death a number of story collections, have appeared posthumously, including Chestnut Street and A Few of the Girls.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Dublin, Ireland, and London, England
Date of Birth:
May 28, 1940
Place of Birth:
Dalkey, a small village outside Dublin, Ireland
Education:
Holy Child Convent in Killiney; B.A. in history, University College, Dublin, 1960

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