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Maeve Binchy (1940–2012)

Maeve Binchy was born on May 28, 1940 in Dalkey, Ireland. She was a writer, known for Echoes (1988), Circle of Friends (1995) and How About You (2007). She was married to Gordon Snell. She died on July 30, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 72) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

Echoes Writer
How About You Writer


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 2007 How About You (short story)
 2007 Anner House (TV Movie) (short story)
 2005 Tara Road (novel)
 2000 Italian for Beginners (based on her novel "Evening Class" - uncredited)
 1995 Circle of Friends (novel)
 1990 The Lilac Bus (TV Movie) (book)
 1988 Echoes (TV Mini Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (novel)
 1980 Thursday Play Date (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 Deeply Regretted By (TV Movie)
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Novel: The Copper Beech See more »

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6' (1.83 m)


Gordon Snell  (her death)

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Personal Quote:

On style: The whole art of life is knowing the right time to stay things.


She wrote 16 novels, four collections of short stories, a play and a novella. Her work landed her on the New York Times' bestseller list and in Oprah's Book Club. See more »

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