• "Maeve Binchy has a gimlet eye for the seething cauldron of emotions which lies beneath the surface of everyday life"

    Irish Independent
  • "An adept storyteller with a sharp eye for social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters"

    Sunday Times
  • "A rousing good story ... Laughter and tears: it's what Binchy does best"

    San Francisco Chronicle
  • "Maeve Binchy is one of the few writers who can pull at your heartstrings . . . she has a touching belief in goodness, but knows that bad things happen. . . reading her books is like gossiping with old friends"

    Daily Express
  • "A joy to read from start to finish"