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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 inter

  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 starts then another She should have titled this a collection of short stori

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    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 a dinner party I felt was too suspenseful with no pay off at the end a big leading up to nothing just a cliff hanger left unresolved That story real

  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 Lilac Bus back and forth across Ireland and getting to look inside the lives of each of the eight passengers Maeve Binchy's insights into human nature and beautiful w

  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 a

  6. says:

    Too many unfinished storiesI really wanted to like this book which started to tell the separate stories of the people that

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    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 stories themselves even had an ending They picked up in the middle of some random characters day and then just ended The first few in the b

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    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 different eyesI couldn't pick a favourite character as I related so much to their stories and their look on life the two st

  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 moment in time stories like this

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CHARACTERS ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Maeve Binchy

Secret story unknown to their fellow passengers And of course Tom himself has his own reasons for returning home so regularlyOnce again Maeve 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 Lilac Bus back and forth across Ireland and getting to look inside the lives of each of the eight passengers Maeve Binchy s insights into human nature and beautiful writing made me feel like I know these people and I really cared about them The story is neatly crafted but it does not wrap every thing up in a nice tidy package at the end Some have criticized it for this but I like it because that never really happens in real life I like the formatting of looking at one event from many character s perspectives Binchy did that with Silver

SUMMARY Lilac Bus

Lilac Bus

Each Friday Tom Fitzgerald drives the same people home from Dublin to spend the weekend in Rathdoon Nancy Dee Kev and Celia each has their own 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 about other interesting characters and you keep wondering how the hell they all relate until finally you go online and discover they don t relate At allAnd none of the stories have endings They just stop Geez I could do that I can write about interesting characters in interesting situations if I can just uit at some point with no resolution It s not that the stories have BAD endings They have NO endings

CHARACTERS ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Maeve Binchy

Binchy has conjured up a cast of very human characters with real joys and real sadnesses portrayed with her trademark wit compassion and warm Review to follow