Maeve Binchy: The Biography.

Dudgeon, Piers.

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A warm celebration of the life of the down-to-earth, charming woman who touched hearts around the world with her stories. The inspiration for many of Maeve’s stories came from her own life experience growing up in Ireland. Piers Dudgeon has written a biography full of rich anecdotes and incidents that many of her fans will relish.


SKU: 9781250047144


Maeve Binchy's heartwarming tales of love, life, and loss made her one of America's best-loved storytellers. Her novels, which sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, captured imaginations on both sides of the Atlantic in a way that most authors only dream of. Seared with a truth and honesty that leapt from the page, her stories capture the imagination and continue to win her legions of loyal fans. In this extraordinary biography, Piers Dudgeon reveals that the inspiration for many of her stories came from Maeve's own hard-won experience growing up in Ireland. In the land of her birth and what would become the setting of her novels, Maeve suffered through a difficult adolescence and famously lost her faith before coming to terms with who she was and expressing at last the qualities that would come to define her as both a writer and a person. Drawing on extensive research and humorous personal anecdotes, Maeve Binchy: The Biography celebrates the life of a compassionate, down-to-earth and charming woman who touched hearts around the world and left behind an incredible legacy.

Book Details

Author Dudgeon, Piers.
Format HC
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books
Imprint Thomas Dunne Books
Illustrations black & white plates
Publish Date 22/07/2014
Catalogue Aug18
Catalogue book number 29