Maeve's Times is funny and clever and kind, which are excellent qualities in both books and people ... what this wonderful collection of her work for this paper from 1964 to 2011 makes abundantly clear is that she was a superb journalist
This selection of her work represents Binchy's eclectic interests, infectious sense of humor and wry take on social change... A blithe, entertaining collection that will surely delight Binchy's many fans.
Maeve Binchy's work continues to inspire . . . thought-provoking, warm and funny in equal measure
While the collection makes an enjoyable read on the merit of humor alone, editor Ingle's selections capture Binchy's journalistic apprenticeship, record an intelligent woman's perspective on a changing world, and offer entertaining glimpses of biography that Binchy fans will adore.
Maeve had this marvellously black sense of humour and she was wildly funny and entertaining
You can see why, for a legion of female readers, Maeve Binchy is a one-woman opiate of the people
Binchy . . . is a class act
Anyone seeking a wonderful spread of Maeve Binchy's unshowy, compelling, witty, truthful writing would find riches in MAEVE'S TIMES ... She has the writer's sense of how one word can make a phrase burst into life ... hugely enjoyable