Irish Girls About Town
Maeve Binchy, Marian Keyes & Cathy Kelly
Pocket, 2003 (2003)
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Reviewed by Mary Ann Smyth
rish Girls About Town
is a delightful collection of short stories by sixteen of Ireland's popular women writers. It includes
, in which a politician's plans for the future don't include his girl friend;
that tells us how best to handle stress, and
The Twenty-eighth Day
about a really bad bout of PMS.
ne of my favorite authors, Maeve Binchey, contributed to this anthology. Her
is top rate. But so are the other stories. Most of the characters in this collection are independent, self-confident, and
moving in the fast-lane
women. The anthology focuses on the men in their lives. Some surprising turns are taken so that I sometimes found myself cheering. I always love it when a story takes a twist at the ending (just the way my mind works) and
The Union Man
An Independent Woman
truly gave me what I was looking for.
his anthology is worth the price of admission. The eye-catching cover entices us inside, where the short story always fills in small spans of free time; enjoy these sixteen engaging Irish stories.
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