Firefly Summer

Firefly Summer

Book - 1987
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It was a summer of warmth.... Kate Ryan and her husband, John, have a rollicking pub in the Irish village of Mountfern... lovely twelve-year-old twins... and such wonderful dreams.... It was a summer of innocence... but all that is about to change this fateful summer of 1962 when American millionaire Patrick O'Neill comes to town with his irresistible charm and a pocketful of money... when love and hate vie for a town's quiet heart and old traditions begin to crumble away.... It was a summer of love that would never come again.... A time that has been captured forever in Maeve Binchy's compelling family drama... a novel you will never forget.


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It is not until the very end of this drama, with its interlocking stories of love lost and won, ambitions nurtured and secrets betrayed, that Patrick O'Neill will understand the irony and the significance of his great dream for Mountfern.

Publisher: c1987
ISBN: 9780099498667
Characteristics: 921 p ; ; 20 cm

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Feb 24, 2017

One of my particular favourites of Binchy. While it is a lengthy epistle I had no difficulty getting through it. I think having it take place of a span of 4 years made it easily digestible. I had mixed feelings about some of the characters as is apt to happen in her writing. Wonderful character development. I was engaged throughout the whole book. The ending seemed a little abrupt.

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star20rkb
Aug 03, 2015

Once again Maeve Binchy does not disappoint. Great Characters Great Story!!

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AnamCara
Oct 29, 2007

I have read all of Maeve's books and her character development is terrific.

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