Evening Class

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name = Evening Class
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author = Maeve Binchy
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country = United States
language = English
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genre = Novel
publisher = Dell
release_date = 28 August 1998
media_type = Print (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 544 pp (paperback edition)
isbn = ISBN 978-0385341806
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"Evening Class" is a novel by Maeve Binchy.

Plot introduction

A story of many Irish men and women from various backgrounds and how a teacher, Nora O'Donoghue (known as "Signora"), and an Italian evening class changes their lives over the course of a year. Each chapter deals with the life story of one or more students in the class. In a Dickensian way, they bump into each other and are affected by the decisions of those around them.

Major themes

It is a story of love and deceit, family drama, wealth and poverty, of friendship and courage.

Related

Nora O'Donoghue and Aidan Dunne also appear in Quentins, another novel by Maeve Binchy.


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