The Homecoming and Other Stories: A BBC Audio Exclusive

The Homecoming and Other Stories: A BBC Audio Exclusive A collection of Maeve Binchy s short stories narrated by a talented full cast In Homecoming, the Brennans run Quentin s restaurant in Dublin for the owner, who lives abroad But what will happen when he suddenly pays a visit Telling Stories sees Irene s fianc turning up the night before the wedding with a face as white as the dress that is to be worn the next day Then trouble starts In Needy, Heather is painfully aware that Valentine s Day declarations of love should be viewed with suspicion, even if the sender is the one she loves And in The Interview, Bessie is deaf and needs a place in a special school But will she pass the interview


10 thoughts on “The Homecoming and Other Stories: A BBC Audio Exclusive

  1. Bjørg Motzfeldt Bjørg Motzfeldt says:

    Fantastisk bog med sk nne noveller, som ikke er s rligt lange, men indeholder s meget dybde at det er ikke til at fatte at det kun er noveller D


  2. Andrea Andrea says:

    A cute little collection of some very short stories The stories were so brief it was a little hard to get into them You could see how Binchy may have eventually spun these into longer novels.


  3. Lara Maynard Lara Maynard says:

    I have wanted to readshort stories and to try audiobooks, and found The Homecoming and Other Stories on Overdrive via my local library system I m not enthused by Binchy s novels, yet I quite enjoyed this short story collection and the different narrators The time spent with them slipped by, and I found the arc of the stories quite skillfully completed, and each is memorable.I have found short stories to be an ideal introduction to audiobooks, as the genre seems es


  4. Patricia Patricia says:

    I use the library for the majority of my books and sometimes I am on a waiting list for them Then there are times that a whole group becomes available I am saying this as I have read many Maeve Binchy recently and some of these short stories are part of some of her larger novels but from a different viewpoint.


  5. Lynn Pribus Lynn Pribus says:

    Grabbed this off the shelf at the library in a hurry and got home to discover it was a SINGLE CD Four stories, possibly written for a publication like WOMAN S WORLD I had a friend who once had a similarly light weight story published there Not memorable, but OK to fall asleep to.


  6. Rosemary Flower Rosemary Flower says:

    Perfect short nuggets for listening really cheered my housework chores


  7. Diana Petty-stone Diana Petty-stone says:

    Short stories from a very gifted writer.


  8. Lizanne Johnson Lizanne Johnson says:

    4 short stories


  9. Crystal Crystal says:

    This is my 2nd audiobook attempt ever I enjoyed all 4 short stories and liked that each one had a separate narrator.


  10. JayeL JayeL says:

    I have loved all of Maeve Binchy s books They are not always easy to read, but have a sense of reflecting on real life situations Thus, I was thrilled to find Homecoming I listened to it while I worked out and then it ended I had to a little research to realize that it was only about an hour The stories were very well written and I enjoyed them, but I would have liked a better ending that just the abrupt stopping of the download I have loved all of Maeve Binchy s books They are not always easy to read, but have


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