Maeve Binchy Book List, Irish Author Maeve Binchy

Books from Maeve BinchyMaeve Binchy Books, At BooksUnlimited, we are big Maeve Bincy Fans. With a talent like Maeve Binchy, it is difficult to pick her best books. Her book Scarlett Feather was a favourite among a lot of her fans, she won the WH Smith Book Award for Fiction. The story of the book centres on friends Cathy Scarlett and Tom Feather. The book details their effort in making their business, a catering business successful. Class divisions, unhappy relationships and broken families are all layed out in this delighfull books with Binchy’s writing skill.


Maeve Binchy has written and published over 20 books, four short storiess, a play and a novella.

Her A 17th novel, A Week in Winter, was published after her death. Her writing career began with two books of short stories: Central Line (1978) and Victoria Line (1980).
Following on from the sucecss of here short story books, she released her first novel Light a Penny Candle. It sold for the largest sum, at the time, to her publishers, for a first novel. The ever polular Maeve Binchy once joked that she could write as fast as she could talk.

Her first novel was sent back from the publishers five times. She would later describe these rejections as "a slap in the face" It's like if you don't go to a dance you can never be rejected but you'll never get to dance either".

A lot of Binchy's stories are set in Ireland, dealing with the tensions between urban and rural life, the contrasts between the UK and Ireland. It also details the dramatic changes in Ireland between World War II and the present day. Her books have been translated into 37 languages.

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Full house

Dee loves her children very much but now they are all grown up shouldn't they leave home?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Rosie moved out when she got married but it didn't work out so now she is back with her parents.
€4.20 €4.74

Chestnut Street

A delightful collection of linked stories from No.
€12.60 €8.55

The return journey

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 travellers pick up each other's bags and then learn that when you unlock a stranger's suitcase you enter a stranger's life.
€12.60 €8.55

Light a penny candle

Evacuated from Blitz-battered London shy and genteel Elizabeth White is sent to stay with the boisterous O'Connors in Kilgarret Ireland.
€12.60 €8.55