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Nights of Rain and Stars
Nights of Rain and Stars
Author: Maeve Binchy
In a tiny Greek village, tourists enter a hilltop tavern, alone and in pairs, for a casual lunch. But a sudden tragedy in the harbor below causes these perfect strangers to become unlikely friends as their lives begin to entwine. — Fiona left her nursing career in Ireland to be with the man everyone thinks is wrong for her. Elsa fled Germany and ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781552784921
ISBN-10: 1552784924
Publication Date: 7/8/2005
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

3.1 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: McAuthur & Company
Book Type: 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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