Tag Archives: Ireland

Maeve Binchy

One of my book clubs has Maeve Binchy’s Quentins as the focus for discussion this week. I used one of Binchy’s books (Copper Beach) to prepare for a trip to Ireland years ago, and, of course, remember Minnie Driver as … Continue reading

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The Story of Lucy Gault

Beginning during the Irish upheaval of the early twentieth century, William Trevor’s tale of a young girl left behind – The Story of Lucy Gault – has a lilting Irish tone that turns the consequences of political unrest and attitude … Continue reading

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The Lace Makers of Glenmara

Travel to Ireland, have a little romance, learn about the countryside and the women in Heather Barbieri’s light novel – The Lace Makers of Glenmara. ¬†When one of my fellow writers recommended Barbieri’s latest book – Cottage at Glass Beach¬†- … Continue reading

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