A collection of readings and full-cast dramatizations from the widely popular and bestselling storyteller. "Firefly Summer" is a moving, humorous story about a sleepy Irish town facing monumental change, dramatized with a full cast including David Soul, and Lorcan Cranitch. "No Nightingales, No Snakes" features full-cast dramatizations 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.
|Publisher:||Random House UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Maeve Binchy (1939 – 2012) was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker best known for her sympathetic and often humorous portrayal of small-town life in Ireland, her descriptive characters, her interest in human nature, and her often clever surprise endings. Her novels, which were translated into 37 languages, sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.
Hometown:Dublin, Ireland, and London, England
Date of Birth:May 28, 1940
Place of Birth:Dalkey, a small village outside Dublin, Ireland
Education:Holy Child Convent in Killiney; B.A. in history, University College, Dublin, 1960