The Homecoming and Other Stories

  • by Maeve Binchy
  • Narrated by Kate Binchy, Sean Campion, Joanna Myers, Patricia Hodge
  • 0 hrs and 57 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Four Maeve Binchy short stories, exclusively written for BBC Radio 4.Maeve Binchy is one of Britain's most popular storytellers, and these four tales demonstrate the warmth and compassion that have made her many novels bestsellers. In 'Homecoming', read by Sean Campion, the Brennans run Quentin's restaurant in Dublin for the owner, who lives abroad. But what will happen when he suddenly pays a visit? 'Telling Stories', read by Joanna Myers, sees Irene's fiancé turning up the night before the wedding with a face as white as the dress that is to be worn the next day. Then trouble starts.... In 'Needy', read by Patricia Hodge, Heather is painfully aware that Valentine's Day declarations of love should be viewed with suspicion, even if the sender is the one she loves. And in 'The Interview', read by Kate Binchy, Bessie is deaf and needs a place in a special school. But will she pass the interview? Finely crafted and full of wit and charm, these are stories that no fan of Maeve Binchy will want to be without.

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fabulous

right voices to read the stories so easy on your ears so smoothly whole way through
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- Lilian o'Doherty

Collection of Heart Warming Short Stories!

Collection of Maeve Binchy short stories, my particular favourites where "Needy" and "Telling Stories". However do enjoy the full unabridged full length novels best, just enjoy loosing myself in her writing.
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- Janet

Book Details

  • Release Date: 21-04-2009
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited