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Lilac Bus The interconnected stories of this witty collection are about eight very different people who each Friday night travel on Tom Fitzgerald's lilac colored bus Overflowing with insights understanding and rare delights these stories from the author of Silver Wedding and Circle of Friends draw us into the lives of the characters and make their dramas our own



10 thoughts on “Lilac Bus

  1. says:

    Big problem with this novel is it's NOT a novel It's a novella and several totally unrelated short stories and nowhere does the book let you know that's what's going on So you read The Lilac Bus and there are interesting characters Then you start reading stories ab


  2. says:

    I think Maeve Binchy wrote this on one crazy acid trip She's writing this story and I'm getting really into the characters and story then zip they're gone SO she starts another story and I keep thinking that at some point they will tie in together Nope Another story st


  3. says:

    Some of the stories were 3 star and some of them were better 5 star Overall I felt this was a 3 star novel I didn't like how many of the stories seemed unresolved at the end and especially the one about the wife who had invited everyone including her husband's mistress to


  4. says:

    I really liked Maeve Binchy's ability to weave together the stories of so many different characters without leaving you confused only wanting That is how I felt reading this book I always felt sad to leave each of her characters behind I enjoyed vicariously traveling on the L


  5. says:

    Before I say ANYTHING I want to say how much I love this author I have enjoyed all the books I've read by her and I think I've rated them very highSo when I chose this book I figured it was going to be like any other Binchy Even after reading 12 the book I was enjoying it I was wo


  6. says:

    Too many unfinished storiesI really wanted to like this book which started to tell the separate stories of the people that rode the lilac bus However it added completely separate stories about people who had nothing to do with the bus riders or their lives Each story was only half fin


  7. says:

    Review to follow


  8. says:

    This is not a novel about anything At first you think it’s going to be a collection of short stories about the characters on the Lilac Bus it’s all going to somehow tie together but then you get to the end surprise You have no idea where that was all supposed to be going None of the short


  9. says:

    The lilac bus reminded me of which I had forgotten how wonderful and light Maeve Binchy's stories are I loved that again like in her other books the characters were all connected somehow and even in each of the short stories about the characters they all speak of the same events happening through


  10. says:

    I loved this book My friend Linda told me that it was one of her favorites by Binchy so I made sure to read it It is told from the point of view of several people who ride a bus home from Dublin to the country every weekend We learn about each person's inner life during a particular weekend I love mo


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About the Author: Maeve Binchy

Gordon Snell writer and editor of children's books When they were struggling financially Light a Penny Candle was published which made her an overnight success Many of her books such as Echoes are set in the past in Ireland Some of her later novels such as Evening Class take place in modern times Her books often deal with people who are young fall in love have families and deal with relationship or family problems The main characters are people whom readers can empathise with She passed away on 30 July 2012 at the age of 72Her cousin