Description - The Collected Radio Stories by Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy is one of Britain's most popular storytellers and these tales demonstrate all the warmth, wit and compassion that have made her a bestselling author. Firefly Summer is a moving, humorous story about a sleepy Irish town facing monumental change, dramatised with a full cast including David Soul and Lorcan Cranitch. No Nightingales, No Snakes features full-cast dramatisations of five Maeve Binchy short stories, with a distinguished cast including Niamh Cusack, Sam Dale and Harry Towb. The Garden Party contains four short stories specially commissioned for BBC Radio 4, read by Niamh Cusack, Dervla Kirwan, Doreen Hepburn and Stella McCusker. The Homecoming contains four more stories exclusively written for BBC Radio 4, read by Sean Campion, Joanna Myers, Patricia Hodge and Kate Binchy. Dealing with families, friendship, love, loss, sorrow and joy, the stories in this box set will delight all Maeve Binchy fans. "There's nobody like Binchy for warming the cockles". (Times). 6 CDs. 5 hrs 52 mins.
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(145mm x 127mm x 52mm)
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Author Biography - Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin, and went to school at the Holy Child Convent in Killiney. She took a history degree at UCD and taught in various girls' schools, writing travel articles in the long summer holidays. In 1969 she joined the Irish Times and for many years she was based in London writing humorous columns from all over the world. She is the author of five collections of short stories as well as twelve novels including Circle of Friends, The Copper Beech, Tara Road, Evening Class and The Glass Lake. Maeve Binchy died on 30 July 2012. She is survived by her husband, the writer Gordon Snell.