The Resource A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy

A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy

Label
A few of the girls
Title
A few of the girls
Statement of responsibility
Maeve Binchy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Irish do love telling stories, and we are suspicious of people who don't have long, complicated conversations. There used to be a rule in etiquette books that you should invite four talkers and four listeners to a dinner party. That doesn't work in Ireland, because nobody knows four listeners. Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy's bestselling novels not only tell wonderful stories, they also give an insight in to how Ireland has changed over the decades, but how people remain the same: they still fall in love, sometimes unsuitably; they still have hopes and dreams; they have deep, long-standing friendships, and some that fall apart. From her earliest writing to her most recent, Maeve's work has included wonderfully nostalgic pieces and also sharp, often witty writing which is insightful and topical. But at the heart of all Maeve's fiction are the people and their relationships with each other
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Summary
Maeve Binchy's bestselling novels not only tell wonderful stories, they also give an insight in to how Ireland has changed over the decades, but how people remain the same: they still fall in love, sometimes unsuitably; they still have hopes and dreams; they have deep, long-standing friendships, and some that fall apart. From her earliest writing to her most recent, Maeve's work has included wonderfully nostalgic pieces and also sharp, often witty writing which is insightful and topical. But at the heart of all Maeve's fiction are the people and their relationships with each other. A few of the girls is a glorious collection of the very best of her stories, full of the warmth, charm and humour that has always been an essential part of all of Maeve's writing.
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10466898
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Binchy, Maeve
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Families
  • Female friendship
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories
Label
A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059568366
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
512 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594139529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
A few of the girls, Maeve Binchy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059568366
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
512 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594139529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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