Dublin 4 Author:Maeve Binchy A society hostess invites her husband’s mistress to dinner. A country girl savours the delights of city life. A student faces the dilemma of unmarried pregnancy. A drink-ridden photographer tries to relaunch a shattered career. — Dublin 4 has all of Maeve Binchy’s intimate grasp of human feelings, her marvellous ear for dialogue and h... more »er subtle sense of life’s confusion. The stories bubble with fun and wit -- yet sometimes leave a taste of sadness.
These four stories, set in the heart of Dublin's fashionable Southside, focus on the dilemmas facing ordinary people. There is -- a society hostess who invites her husband's mistress to dinner, a country girl lost in the big city, a reformed drinker beset by temptations and a student grappling with the problem of an unplanned pregnancy.