Plus the main character is stupid. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? She wants to film a documentary abuot Quentins that will capture the spirit of Dublin from the s to the present day. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Meanwhile, Ella, in New York, meets Derry King, head of the King Foundation, who accompanies her home when she learns that Don has apparently committed suicide—leaving her with his computer, which contains incriminating documents.
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It's a story with short stories thrown in between the main story. If he loved her so much why did he up and leave taking every bit of money leaving her penniless? Her best friend constantly has one night stands.
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East Dane Designer Men's Fashion. She goes on to delve into the lives and loves of those who frequent the restaurant and those who are employed there. This is probably going to be the last Binchy novel I try.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was incredibly annoying.
To be honest, I can't believe I even finished this book. For short stories, Maeve Binchy would be stellar.
And Quentins has a thousand stories to tell. While great parts of this book are highly improbable, unrealistic and unnecessary, this book was a really great read.
Her lover, Don Richardson, happened to be a married, scamming business man that duped friends and family of Ella.
These characters have connections or several of them with the characters in Evening Class, which I read earlier this year. I have mixed feelings about this one. The restaurant was referenced numerous times in previous Binchy titles; this novel explores its year history as well as the lives of its patrons.
I agree with others who've mentioned one-dimensional characters, but if you need a cozy Irish fix, this will do. They are a treat, comforting, sweet and surprisingly well written. Ella collects stories of customers who recall celebrating life's milestones at Quentins.
If a book makes me feel like that then I should have quentijs up on it a long time ago. She comes across as a real dumb cluck, and I ended up not liking her at all.
When I read her books, I read it with irish accent in my head sometimes. My first ever Bunchy.
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As Ella uncovers more of what has gone on, she wonders about the wisdom of bringing it to the screen. Retrieved from " https: As much as I enjoy the coziness of the writing, I quickly lose interest with the characters and find myself longing to watch a docu or movie on Ireland life.
Binchy doesn't exactly trade in suspense can there ever be any doubt that a Binchy heroine will do the right thing? It also serves as a prologue to the formation of the best restaurant in Maeve Binchy's Dublin. Mar 06, Gina rated it it was ok Shelves: I have never found any other author who write like her.
For the most part, I've always liked her stories - I love that there are always so many characters to follow, and I like binchg their storylines are woven together.
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Book Reviews - Quentins by Maeve Binchy
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I just started reading qyentins last night and after reading the comments I am not sure I want too now. With Quentins, Maeve Binchy follows her bestselling Scarlet Feather with a new book that delivers the hallmark storytelling that has kept millions of her readers happy for more than twenty years.
Presiding over Quentins are Patrick and Brenda Brennan, who have made the restaurant such a legend.