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Dublin 4 by Maeve Binchy

Dublin 4 (1982)

by Maeve Binchy

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A society hostess entertains her husband's mistress to dinner; a country girl savours the delights of city life; a student faces the dilemma of unmarried pregnancy; and a drink-ridden photographer tries to relaunch his shattered career. A vintage collection of four stories set in the heart of Dublin's fashionable Southside, Dublin 4 has all of the author's intimate grasp of human feelings, and her marvellous ear for dialogue.… (more)



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  Andrew-theQM | Jun 20, 2016 |
Rather hit and miss, I thought. I liked Victoria Line Central Line, but with perhaps the exception of the first story, I found these a little hard to get into, and lacking Maeve Binchy's usual warmth and characterisation. ( )
  jayne_charles | Aug 28, 2010 |
This is not one of her best but still quite readable.

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A novel, bringing together the life stories of ordinary people, including a student facing the dilemma of unwanted pregnancy and a country girl savouring the delights of the city. ( )
  mazda502001 | Nov 2, 2008 |
4 excellent short stories: Dinner in Donnybrook, Flat in Ringsend, Decision in Belfield, Murmurs in Montrose. ( )
  shirleyonn | Sep 14, 2008 |
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