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Maeve Binchy

Geburtstag: 28. Mai 1940
Todesdatum: 30. Juli 2012

Maeve Binchy war eine irische Schriftstellerin und Kolumnistin der Zeitung „The Irish Times“.

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„It's like if you don't go to a dance you can never be rejected but you'll never get to dance either.“

—  Maeve Binchy

On having her first book rejected again and again. bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19057922

„Suddenly they asked me, as only the French would, ‘Madame, what is your philosophy of life?’ What a cosmic question, but I had to answer, and answer quickly, because it was live. So I said, in French, ‘I think that you’ve got to play the hand that you’re dealt and stop wishing for another hand.“

—  Maeve Binchy

Recalling being invited to appear on French TV on what she described as “a terrifying serious program about books”. nydailynews.com http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/popular-irish-author-maeve-binchy-dies-72-article-1.1125516?localLinksEnabled=false

„I often wonder that if I had met Hitler, I reckon I might have found some streak of decency in him.“

—  Maeve Binchy

On her preference for issues that could be argued with from either side. nydailynews.com http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/popular-irish-author-maeve-binchy-dies-72-article-1.1125516?pgno=1

„I once tried to write a novel about revenge. It's the only book I didn't finish. I couldn't get into the mind of the person who was plotting vengeance.“

—  Maeve Binchy

shelf-life.ew.com http://shelf-life.ew.com/2012/07/31/circle-of-friends-author-maeve-binchy-dies/

„I write exactly as I speak, so therefore I would not say any writer influenced me at all.“

—  Maeve Binchy

When asked about her influences. guardian.co.uk http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/jun/10/maevebinchy

„On my 100th birthday, piloting Gordon and myself into the side of a mountain.“

—  Maeve Binchy

When asked in 1995 how she would like to die. guardian.co.uk http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/1995/jul/22/fiction.maevebinchy?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487

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