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Maeve Binchy


Ireland (1940 - 2012)
Wife of Gordon Snell, Cousin of Dan Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin and came to fame first as London Correspondent for the Irish Times. Her first novel, LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, made her famous in the UK and USA.

Genres: General Fiction, Mystery
 
Novels
   Light a Penny Candle (1982)
   The Lilac Bus (1984)
   Echoes (1986)
   The Silver Wedding (1988)
   Firefly Summer (1988)
   Circle of Friends (1990)
   The Copper Beech (1992)
   The Glass Lake (1994)
   Evening Class (1996)
   Tara Road (1998)
   Scarlet Feather (2000)
   Quentins (2002)
   Nights of Rain and Stars (2004)
   Whitethorn Woods (2006)
   Heart and Soul (2008)
   Minding Frankie (2010)
   A Week in Winter (2012)
   Sister Caravaggio (2014) (with others)
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Collections
   Central Line (1978)
   Victoria Line (1980)
   Dublin 4 (1981)
   London Transports (1983)
   Story Teller (1990)
   Short Stories (1992)
   Victoria Line, Central Line (1993)
   Dublin People (1993)
   This Year It Will Be Different (1995)
   Cross Lines (1996)
   The Return Journey (1998)
   Irish Girls about Town (2002) (with Cathy Kelly and Marian Keyes)
   From the Republic of Conscience (2009) (with others)
   Maeve's Times (2013)
   Chestnut Street (2014)
   A Few of the Girls (2015)
   Stories for Christmas and the Festive Season (2022) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Shancarrig (1995)
   A Week in Summer (2011)
   The September Letters (2016)
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Series contributed to
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Maeve Binchy recommends
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The Last Resort (1992)
Dan Binchy
"Even if he wasn't my couisin, I would love this book!"
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How Many Miles to Babylon? (1974)
Jennifer Johnston
"A truly heartbreaking story that stays in your mind for ever."
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Without My Cloak (1931)
Kate O'Brien
"Reading WITHOUT MY CLOAK was the first time I realised how powerful the small ordinary family life story can be."

Anthologies containing stories by Maeve Binchy
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Love Stories (1997)
edited by
Ann Pilling

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