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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 ... Read review
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Firefly Summer By Maeve Binchy (paperback)

Firefly Summer By Maeve Binchy (paperback)

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Firefly Summer By Maeve Binchy (paperback, 2006)

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biography 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
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Firefly Summer (BBC Audio) - Maeve Binchy

Firefly Summer (BBC Audio) - Maeve Binchy

In Mountfern, life meanders as slowly as the river running through it. But when Patrick ... more

O'Neill arrives from the States with grand plans
to turn the ruins of Fernscourt into Ireland's
finest hotel, ripples begin to appear on the
surface calm of this backwater.

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Excellent book Review with images

AdvantagesLong, emotional, funny, good characters

DisadvantagesNone

"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 Ireland. Nearly all of her books are set in Ireland. She was once a journalist and now writes novels full time. AVAILABILITY: I often find Binchy's ..." Read review
28.04.2006

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That summer feeling....

Advantagesa good plot and realistic characters.

Disadvantagesweepy 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 was burnt down in the "troubles" and has since been a playground to the local children. Dara and Micheal Ryan, two twins from the pub, are completely happy ..." Read review
24.09.2000

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funkstar111

A great yarn

Advantagesfantastic book with really believable charactors

Disadvantagesnone

"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 parents, John and Kate and the local Bacholar lawyer,Fergus. Through these charactors (although Binchy always narrates in the omniscent 3rd person) we learn about ..." Read review
13.07.2004

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Firefly Summer

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DisadvantagesIt 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 Mountfern and begins to change everything they know and love. As with other Maeve Binchy books you are drawn into the story without even realising it and begin ..." Read review
06.04.2005

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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 American with dreams of turning it into a hotel for American tourists. To many he appears attractive - but to others dangerous. From the PublisherFirefly Summer is warm, humorous, sad and happy. Reading it is a joy' Irish Independent --This text refers to the Paperback edition. See all Product Description

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Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title Firefly Summer
Author Maeve Binchy
ISBN 0099485419; 0099498669; 0440500176; 0712616713

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