Scarlet Feather is a new catering company formed by two friends from cooking school, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather. Their dream is to have the best business in Dublin. Over the course of a year, from one New Year's Eve to the next, Cathy and Tom struggle to make their dream a reality. Along the way they meet with the opposition of their families, find the support of friends, and live through the heartaches and triumphs that come with time.
Best-selling novelist Maeve Binchy is at her magical, lyrical best with Scarlet Feather, showcasing the humorous, compassionate style that has made her a favorite of millions of readers around the world....Continua
This is actually a very good book. The characters are very real and believable, and some of them are quite likable. The story is pretty compelling. I really didn't want to put the book down for the last quarter or so - really wanted to see what happened to these people, but...
it's not a very happy book. For the most-part, it seemed to be a lesson in Murphy's Law: whatever can go wrong, will. So while it was "good", I'm not sure it was "enjoyable". There were moments, but in general, I think I prefer books that make me laugh and smile more than they make me cry. This one definitely belongs in that latter catagory....Continua
This is the story of a tumultuous year in the lives of Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather as they try to start a catering business in Dublin. This is my third Binchy book. I enjoyed it but it didn't ignite my wanderlust like the other two did. However I did enjoy the characters enough to want to check out Quentins and see who shows up there....Continua