Maeve Binchy: A life in literature
MAEVE Binchy sold more than 40 million books around the world.
From 'Light a Penny Candle' in 1982, she penned 16 novels as well as several collections of short stories.
In 1998, 'Tara Road' received the prestigious Oprah Winfrey Book Club Selection, virtually guaranteeing a runaway sales success.
Other titles throughout her illustrious career included the popular novel 'Whitethorn Woods' (2006), and 'Heart and Soul' (2008).