Circle of Friends

Author(s): Maeve Binchy

International Fiction

Big, generous-hearted Benny and the elfin Eve Malone have been best friends throughout their childhoods in sleepy Knockglen. When they both go to study in Dublin, they meet a circle of friends that includes handsome Jack Foley and the selfish but beautiful Nan Mahon, whose ambition will drag them all into trouble. As Knockglen is surprised into new life, the two girls, Benny and Eve, discover that among the many distractions of growing up, true friendship is the greatest gift of all.


Product Information

An enchanting novel of fierce loyalty and love in changing times, from the bestselling author of Light a Penny Candle

" [An] irresistible invitation to share the lives of people who believe in enduring values."
--"Detroit Free Press"

"From the Paperback edition."

Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin, and went to school at the Holy Child Convent in Killiney. She took a history degree at UCD and taught in various girls' schools, writing travel articles in the long summer holidays. In 1969 she joined the Irish Times and for many years she was based in London writing humorous columns from all over the world. She is the author of five collections of short stories as well as twelve novels including Circle of Friends, The Copper Beech, Tara Road, Evening Class and The Glass Lake. Maeve Binchy is married to the writer Gordon Snell and they live in Dalkey, Dublin.

General Fields

  • : 9780099498599
  • : Cornerstone
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : 0.474
  • : March 2006
  • : 200mm X 132mm X 39mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Maeve Binchy
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : 560