a collection of 22 stories... They leave a lasting impression on your mind. Each story is based on a particular area in London -- Notting Hill Gate, Holland Park, King's Cross, etc. -- and the stories, from a compulsive shoplifter to a woman's affair with a married man, are poignant, lucid and memorable
I really enjoyed this collection of short stories. Almost every one of them left me wanting to know the next chapter in that woman's life but were satisfying. Very well written and a good book for lunchtime/breaktime reading when you don't have oodles of time to read.
This is a book of 22 stories about people from Ireland moving to London. As usual, you get caught up into the lives of her characters.
A series of 22 short love stories filled with humor and warmth.
Maeve Binchy = terrific author