Nights of Rain and Stars

by Maeve Binchy

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LoveReading Expert Review of Nights of Rain and Stars

Four strangers with life crises unite in a Greek taverna and witness a tragedy. This author is so warm and infectious, so perceptive and absorbing, it’s like dropping in on an old friend for gossip and advice. This title is also available as an Audiobook, in CD format.

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Nights of Rain and Stars Synopsis

In a Greek taverna, high over the small village of Aghia Anna, four people meet for the first time: Fiona, an Irish nurse, Thomas, a Californian academic; Elsa, a German television presenter; and David a shy English boy. Along with Andreas, the old man who runs the taverna, they become close to each other after witnessing a tragedy when a pleasure steamer catches fire in the harbour.



NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS is the story of one summer when Fiona, Thomas, Elsa and David all have to face the particular life crisis which first made them leave their homes and end up in Greece. With the help of Vonni, a middle-aged Irish woman who lives in the village and is now a near-native, they each find a solution - although not necessarily the one they anticipated...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780752865362
Publication date: 29th June 2005
Author: Maeve Binchy
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Primary Genre Romantic Fiction
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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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