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Maeve Binchy’s highly successful Quick Read.

‘She is the Queen of Fiction and one of the funniest and best-loved storytellers in the world . . . once you read Maeve you are hooked for life’ IRISH TIMES

‘Maeve Binchy’s work continues to inspire … thought-provoking, warm and funny in equal measure’ WOMAN

Molly Sullivan said that the new baby was a little star. She was no trouble at all and she was always smiling – so she became known as Star and no one remembered that her name was Oona.

Star Sullivan just wanted everyone to be happy – her father to stop gambling, her mother not to work so hard, her brother to stay out of trouble, her sister to stop worrying about every little thing she ate.

Then the Hale family moved in next door, and from the moment Star saw 23-year-old Laddy Hale, everything began to change – until Star was no longer the sweet, thoughtful girl everyone loved and no one worried about…

Reviews

Warm, witty and with a deep understanding of what makes us tick, it's little wonder that Maeve Binchy's bewitching stories have become world-beaters
OK MAGAZINE
She is the Queen of Fiction and one of the funniest and best-loved storytellers in the world . . . once you read Maeve you are hooked for life
IRISH TIMES
Reading her books is like gossiping with old friends
DAILY EXPRESS
What is Maeve Binchy's magic? Every time she publishes a novel the race is on to the armchair or the poolside seat, telephones fall eerily silent . . . Her great gift is to suck her reader into the drama of everyday lives without fuss . . . She relies on dialogue and on keeping up a cracking pace
DAILY MAIL
Maeve Binchy is a master storyteller
NEW YORK TIMES
Binchy . . . is a class act
DAILY EXPRESS