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Chestnut Street

by Maeve Binchy

Relationship Stories Shorter Reads Family Drama eBooks of the Month

Chestnut Street Synopsis

Just round the corner from St Jarlath's Crescent (featured in MINDING FRANKIE) is Chestnut Street. Here, the lives of the residents are revealed in Maeve Binchy's wonderfully compelling tales: Bucket Maguire, the window cleaner, who must do more than he bargained for to protect his son. Nessa Byrne, whose aunt comes to visit from America for six weeks every summer and turns the house - and Nessa's world - upside down. Lilian, the generous girl with a big heart, and the fiance not everyone approves of. And Melly, whose gossip about the neighbours leads to trouble in the form of the fortune teller, 'Madame Magic'...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781409151814
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Maeve Binchy
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Primary Genre Family Drama
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The Good Book Guide Review

Maeve Binchy was a wonderful chronicler of human foibles, her last bewitching, bittersweet collection full of warmth and shrewd character studies. In Dublin’s Chestnut Street new friends appear: devoted daughter Lilian and the thrifty fiancé her friends worry will bring her unhappiness; Kevin the quiet taxi driver who plays a small but vital role in his passengers’ lives; and Bucket Maguire, the window cleaner with the wayward son.

Maeve Binchy Press Reviews

The author gives us one last extraordinary look at ordinary people as they struggle with family relationships, romances gone awry, and the possibility for a better future ... all with Binchy's thoughtful and loving touch that will be sorely missed -  PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9781409151814
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781409151784
Publication date: 24/04/2014
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780804165105
Publication date: 22/04/2014
Format: Ebook

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About Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy (1940 - 2012) was born in County Dublin and educated at the Holy Child convent in Killiney and at University College, Dublin. After a spell as a teacher she joined the Irish Times. Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle, was published in 1982 and she went on to write over twenty books, all of them bestsellers. Several have been adapted for cinema and television, most notably Circle of Friends and Tara Road. Maeve Binchy received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Book Awards in 1999 and the Irish PEN/A.T. Cross award in 2007. In 2010 she was presented with the ...

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