This Year It Will Be Different and Other Stories

This Year It Will Be Different and Other Stories

A Christmas Treasury

Large Print - 1996 | Large print book club ed.
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Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1996.
Edition: Large print book club ed.
ISBN: 9781568652351
1568652356
Branch Call Number: PR6052.I7728 T48 1996b
Characteristics: 287 p. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: This year it will be different

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Dec 22, 2015

I always enjoy Maeve Binchy. This was a collection of Christmas stories which were easy reading. I prefer her novels.

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CrochetCat374
Dec 20, 2015

This collection is not your typical set of heartwarming Christmas stories, just as the description on the book's jacket flap says. Some of the stories are heartwarming, some are sad, and a few are simply quirky. However, I found that I liked this collection for its refreshing difference. The stories may not be sugarplum sweet or come with happy endings, but they're all realistic and some are relate-able. I would recommend this to someone looking for an untypical holiday read--or a Maeve Binchy fan.

GrammaS Nov 17, 2014

I really expected 'more' of Maeve Binchy ..... these stories were 'querky' and 'bizarre'. not warm, fuzzy, nice nice Christmas stories. Was disappointed.

flourgirl Sep 14, 2010

A different kind of Christmas tale, sometimes happy other times sad but always with an interesting look at the reality of people and families.

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