Evening Class. Maeve Binchy, Author Delacorte Press $ (p) ISBN nee Nora O’Donoghue, whose adult education class, “”Introduction to Italian,””. Evening Class is a novel by the Irish author Maeve Binchy. It was adapted as the award-winning film Italian for Beginners () by writer-director Lone. It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That’s where the real passion was lurking. They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary.

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She is roomate to Connie, and so much more! Jan 16, Catie rated it it was amazing. I feel this review is: I read Evening Class one broiling summer at my grandparent’s house in Baltimore.

So I apologize in advance for not reviewing these books in the order of publication. This is one of my favourite novels by Maeve Binchy. The key to their success lies with the Signora.

The Story Girl: Evening Class by Maeve Binchy

I did love how Binchy wrapped up one part of her story. His burgeoning friendship with the teacher, Signora, always allows Aiden to dream about something new. May 20, Christine added it Shelves: I also hadn’t brought enough books to read. Each one is alive, vibrant and utterly credible. Plus I needed something to pass the night in PDX. Bullet For Bullet – Julio Rebeiro. It is here that she finds genuine friendship and new aims. Enter your email address.

Youll probably shed a tear or get angry over s Ah the magic of the irish people and their story telling skills May 29, Pages. There’s a little something for everyone to relate to.


Certainly not great literature, but not a bad summer read for some fun. I reread this and ended Oct 13, longing to tell somebody about Evening Class. Maeve Binchy did something very similar to that in Evening Class, and that was what made this book shine for me. When she passed away I was incredibly sad, and surprised by it.

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I felt like living inside each of the character’s own dreams and wishful thinking. Awwww I didn’t want this book to end!!! I was utterly absorbed.

I followed the story eagerly, and was very satisfied with the outcome. Aug 10, Though the end felt a bit rushed but enjoyed it and wanted to know what happened all the same. All of whom are memorable! Finally, there is Fiona.

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Some grow and discover themselves. Thirty students bincyy and become deeply involved in each other’s lives. Maeve Binchy character connections. Tony pushes him for his own reasons to do a potential evening class that Aiden recommends in order to bring in people to the school.

I felt for Aiden since he is realizing that his wife Nell and two daughters Grania and Bjnchy have grown apart through the years.

Retrieved from ” https: I did find the rather large cast-list a bit evsning at times, and couldn’t always remember what relationship each one had with the rest, but binchu wasn’t too disturbing. Him organizing and taking the evening class which will ultimately teach its participants Italian allows him to think about his life in a totally different way. She still decides to stay and be Mario’s other woman for more clasa 20 years. That said, I thought that some of the character stories in this one were pretty adult.


Quite the reverse are Lou and Laddie. Since that time, I had read almost everything by her. I likened her a bit to Rosamunde Pilcher who returns to the same characters or references them in her other books.

Connie is intelligent and wealthy, a woman whose husband defrauded many and found solace with another woman, whose children have left home, and who can travel wherever she pleases — yet she chooses to join the class to find the warmth that is lacking in her own life.

It had nothing to do with the writing style because I enjoyed Binchy’s writing. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Speed Post – Shobha De.

Evening Class

Amongst the women are Connie, Kathy and Fiona. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse. Even the little known people here person who drives Blnchy to Evening class, Brenda Brennan, and Penny-the Secretary to Paul Malone are one’s you get to know! Maeve Binchy is my new favorite author. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.