Description - The Copper Beech by Maeve Binchy
By the school house at Shancarrig stands a copper beech, its bark scarred with the names and dreams of the pupils who have grown up under its branches. This tree is the gateway to Maeve Binchy's marvellous portrait of a small Irish town whose untroubled surface conceals the passions, rivalries, friendships, ambitions and jealousies beneath. With warmth and humour Maeve Binchy uncovers the secrets hidden in each of her characters' lives and shows that there are extraordinary stories to be found everywhere - in only you know where to look and how to listen.
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(140mm x 135mm x 15mm)
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Author Biography - 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 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 films such as Mrs. Dalloway and The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne. She is Maeves cousin.