Author(s): Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy is one of the world's best loved story tellers. This collection from Australia and around the world gives us stories that are sad and happy, thoughtful and humourous, but always abounding with the author's trademark generosity of spirit. Families, friends, lovers and the lonely, all are drawn with affection and wisdom. Elsa makes a Christmas wish at the Statue of Liberty which comes true in a most unexpected way. Amy opts for the simple life when Dan bites off more than he can chew. Frankie uses an unexpected trip with Robert to find out what she really wants from their relationship. Victor, a self-confessed hopeless romantic, accompanies a friend to Australia with no thought of love on his mind. Nick and Janet meet at the Sydney Fish Markets...everything seems perfect, what could go wrong? Victoria imagines what it would mean to her widowed father to join her in his beloved Paris for a weekend. Bran enters a competition to broaden his horizons.
Maeve Binchy is the much-loved weaver of storytelling magic - the highly acclaimed author of two stage plays, an award-winning television play, five volumes of short stories and the bestselling novels Circle of Friends, The Glass Lake, The Copper Beech, Quentins, Evening Class, Tara Road, Scarlet Feather, Nights of Rain and Stars and Whitethorn Woods. Maeve died in 2012 at the age of 72.