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The sleepy Irish town of Mountfern is suddenly transformed one day when Ferncourt, a large house burnt down during the Troubles, is bought by an Ameri...

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Excellent

“Excellent book”

published 28/04/2006

ProLong, emotional, funny, good characters

ConsNone

This book, written by Maeve Binchy, was first published in 1997. I first read it when I was about 15, but had forgotten most of the content. As I've read everything that Binchy has written I thought it was time to go back and start them all again! THE AUTHOR: Binchy comes from and lives in...

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Excellent

“That summer feeling....”

published 24/09/2000

Proa good plot and realistic characters.

Consweepy in some places, but not slushy.

Firefly summer is a novel set in Ireland in the sixties. The pricliple characters are a family, the Ryans who own a small pub in a small village that is soon to loose it's livelyhood to a big american hotel that's to be opened in the grounds of Fernscourt. Fernscourt is an old stately home that...

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Excellent

“A great yarn”

published 13/07/2004

Profantastic book with really believable charactors

Consnone

this book is set in ireland in the 1970s and follows the lives of the inhabitants of a small village called Mount Fern. In typical Maeve Binchy style, the chapters alternate between the experiences,opinions and secrets of the main charactors; the young twins Micheal and Dara O Brian, their...

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Excellent

“Firefly Summer”

published 06/04/2005

ProAbsolutely Fantastic

ConsIt ended!!

This is an excellent written by Maeve Binchy. It is set in Ireland, in a small place called Mountfern. The main characters are a family called the Ryans, although many other characters are brought into the story. The story tells how the people of Mountfern cope when 'the American' comes to...

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