Echoes

Echoes

by Maeve Binchy

Paperback(Reprint)

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Overview

An emotional story of love, betrayal, friendship, and family from #1 New York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy.

David Power and Clare O'Brien both grew up dreaming of escape from the battered seaside town of Castlebay, Ireland, but they might as well have had the ocean between them. David is the cherished son of a prosperous doctor, while Clare lives with her large family behind their faltering store, longing for a moment of quiet to study. When they both go to university in Dublinhe as a matter of course, she on a hard-won scholarshiptheir worlds collide. They find freedom in each otheruntil the families, lovers, and secrets they left in Castlebay come back to haunt them...

“Laughter and tears, it’s what Binchy does best.”—San Francisco Chronicle Book Review

“The Castlebay Maeve Binchy creates is a marvelous place.”—The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451225108
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/04/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 189,852
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Maeve Binchy 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 more than twenty books, all of them bestsellers. Several have been adapted for film and television, most notably Circle of Friends and Tara Road, which was an Oprah’s Book Club selection. She was married to writer and broadcaster Gordon Snell for thirty-five years. She passed away in 2012 at the age of seventy-two.


Hometown:

Dublin, Ireland, and London, England

Date of Birth:

May 28, 1940

Place of Birth:

Dalkey, a small village outside Dublin, Ireland

Education:

Holy Child Convent in Killiney; B.A. in history, University College, Dublin, 1960

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