Maeve Binchy tells wonderful stories. They show that, whilst times change, people often remain the same: they fall in love, sometimes unsuitably; they have hopes and dreams; they have deep, long-standing friendships, and some that fall apart. Maeve Binchy’s work includes wonderfully nostalgic pieces and also sharp – often witty – writing which is insightful and topical.
Gordon Snell, Maeve’s husband, recalls her love of storytelling and her capacity for
Christine Green, Maeve Binchy’s agent, explains why her favourite is the first
‘Irene had loved Jim for seventeen months before he said that he loved her.
“You do?” she said in