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Nights Of Rain And Stars
Nights Of Rain And Stars
Author: Maeve Binchy
In a tiny Greek seaside village, tourists enter a hilltop tavern, alone and in pairs, for a casual lunch. But a sudden tragedy in the harbor below brings them together, changing perfect strangers into unlikely friends. In the days that follow, their paths continue to cross and their secrets begin to unfold. Fiona left a nursing career in Ireland...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451214461
ISBN-10: 0451214463
Publication Date: 6/28/2005
Pages: 358
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3.7 stars, based on 173 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
I love Binchy but I think she rushed through this one. It just isn't engrossing like most of her novels.
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Helpful Score: 4
I usually enjoy Maeve Binchy's writing. This book was no exception. Her quiet study of the characters built a beautiful story of joy and sadness, tragedy and survival, and anger and forgiveness. Ms. Binchy's description of the Greek Isles gives wonderful imagery on which to build dreams for one's own exploration.
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Helpful Score: 3
This is a beautiful character driven story. The narration was wonderfully done by Terry Donnelly.
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Helpful Score: 3
Another great novel from Maeve Binchy! This novel is a story of sudden endings and new beginnings, of friendships forged in the face of tragedy, and of the nights of rain and stars that fall and shine over a beautiful island in a sparkling sea. In a small Greek island village, a group of travelers from around the world and the local residents they encounter are brought together in unexpected ways when sudden tragedy strikes.
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Maeve Binchy as we have come to know and love her---characters you will never forget, places you think you were and want to return to...Fiona, the misguided nurse and Shawn her misbegoten beau, Vonni who left Ireland 30 yrs ago to live on this lyrical Greek island and now stays because she has become one with it...Thomas, David and Elsa, tourists whose lives are changed forever by their visit to Aghia Anna...Andreas and Georgi, brothers who are native islanders. Everyone has a story and you'll love them all with their foibles and triumphs. Enjoy reading this now and planning someday to visit your very own Aghia Anna.
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The setting is a small village in Greece where four strangers meet and share a village tragedy. Each person has a personal reason for being in this remote village and find answers in surprising ways. I loved it.
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As usual, I loved this book. Maeve Binchy never fails to capture me with her characters and writing style. This one I finished in 2 days. That is saying something with 2 kids.
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Takes place in a Greek village. A handful of tourists are thrown together by a tradegy that they observe. They become friends - and sometimes more - as they all reexamine their lives. Good escapist book - has a wish-I-was-there factor.


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