Lilac Bus - Maeve Binchy Reviews
Description:ISBN 0099498642 / Author: Maeve Binchy / Genre: Fiction
Newest Review: ... and by the second chapter, you realize that the characters all have a sort of connection in that they share a bus home from ... more
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by - written on 03/07/09 (Very useful, 93 readings)
I read 'The Lilac Bus' immediately after reading 'Light a penny Candle' as I had both novels contained in a hardback book. Reading the first one gave me a taste for the second - which was a shorter novel of a different caliber. The Author -------------- Maeve Binchy was born in 1940 in Dublin, Ireland. She worked as a teacher and a journalist and then took up writing. 'The Lilac Bus' was her second novel written after 'Light a Penny Candle' in 1982. She is Ireland's most popular writer as her books outsell all others. Her novels deal with, primarily, the lives of Irish people - often the more middle classes - and even more often - women. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/04/08 (Very useful, 169 readings)
I came across The Lilac Bus quite by accident in a charity shop. I had read books by Maeve Binchy before and remembered quite enjoying them (although I hadn't read anything of hers recently) and this book was in good condition and the name of it intrigued me. I read the spiel on the back and thought I wasn't going to be disappointed paying out £0.30 in a charity shop for a book by an author that I already knew and respected. ~*~ PLOT/CHARACTERS ~*~ Tom FitzGerald takes a group of people to Dublin for work at the start of each week from Rathdoon and brings them back every Friday. There's Nancy Morris, known as Miss Mouse, who works in a ... Read the complete review
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