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Home Coming

In tribute to Maeve Binchy who died earlier this year, a selection of her short stories taken from Radio 4's Archive. In today's story, the Brennans run Quentin's restaurant in Dublin for the owner, who lives abroad. But what will happen when he suddenly pays a visit?

Maeve Binchy was one of Ireland's most-loved authors, with her 30-year career also including work as a playwright, short story writer and columnist. Her 16 novels and 4 short story collections sold 42 million copies worldwide and include Circle of Friends and Tara Road. She died in July 2012 after a short illness.

Homecoming was written especially for R4 and was first broadcast in 2001.

Written by Maeve Binchy
Read by Sean Campion
Produced by Heather Brennon.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 18 Dec 2012 22:45

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