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    Maeve Binchy has passed away - RIP

    Not sure if I'm posting in the right place, but thought I would share - Irish writer Maeve Binchy has died at 72, after a short illness. RIP.

    Link to newspaper article.

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    So sad about this. I really loved her books.
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    I saw it last night on Twitter. It's so sad.

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    A sad loss.

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    Oh, wow. That makes me so sad. I loved her books as well. Well, I guess I still love them, but it's sad to think there will be no more new stories by her.
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    I enjoyed Circle of Friends.

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    Oh, no! So sorry to hear this.
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    I shall cry into some red woolen mittens.
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    I was sad to hear this as well. I enjoyed reading her books. I loved Tara Road and The Glass Lake. RIP

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    I just found out a week or so ago. I am saddened. I have been a big fan since the "Light a Penny Candle" days.

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    I liked the movie of Circle of Friends. Now I want to read her books. It's a pretty good life, if so many people are sad to see you go.
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    I began reading her books with The Copper Beech. Then went on to Circle of Friends. Great slice of life books, esp. her early ones. Loved Evening Shade the best.

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    Oh my gosh. I hadn't heard about this. She's a legend in my household. Wow.

    May she find much peace...

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