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It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, growing  up, inseparable, in the village of Knockglen.  Benny--the only child, yearning to break free from  her adoring parents...Eve--the orphaned offspring  of a convent handyman and a rebellious blueblood,  abandoned by her mother's wealthy family to be  raised by nuns. Eve and Benny--they knew the sins  and secrets behind every villager's lace  curtains...except their own.

It widened at Dublin,  at the university where Benny and Eve met  beautiful Nan Mahlon and Jack Foley, a doctor's handsome  son. But heartbreak and betrayal would bring the  worlds of Knockglen and Dublin into explosive  collision. Long-hidden lies would emerge to test the  meaning of love and the strength of ties held within  the fragile gold bands of a... Circle Of  Friends.

Synopsis:

Benny and her best friend Eve have grown up in Knockglen, a sleepy small town. When they are old enough, their one thought is to get to Dublin, to university and freedom. But it is in Knockglen that Benny and Eve's new friends will find passion, tragedy and the independence they yearn for.

About the Author

Maeve Binchy grew up in Ireland. She took a history degree at University College Dublin and in 1969 she joined The Irish Times. She is the author of many international bestsellers including Echoes, Firefly Summer and Circle of Friends. She is married to writer and broadcaster Gordon Snell. Born in Dublin, she now lives in Ireland and London. She announced her retirement from writing in May 2000.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099410867
Publisher:
Random House
Author:
Binchy, Maeve

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"Synopsis" by , Benny and her best friend Eve have grown up in Knockglen, a sleepy small town. When they are old enough, their one thought is to get to Dublin, to university and freedom. But it is in Knockglen that Benny and Eve's new friends will find passion, tragedy and the independence they yearn for.
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