They met in cooking school—and became fast friends with a common dream. Now, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather hope to take Dublin by storm with their newly formed catering company, aptly dubbed “Scarlet Feather.” Not everyone, however, shares their optimism. Cathy’s mother-in-law disapproves of both... show more
They met in cooking school—and became fast friends with a common dream. Now, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather hope to take Dublin by storm with their newly formed catering company, aptly dubbed “Scarlet Feather.” Not everyone, however, shares their optimism. Cathy’s mother-in-law disapproves of both Cathy and her new “hobby,” while Cathy’s husband Neil pays no mind to anything—except his work as a civil rights lawyer. And then there’s Tom’s family, who expect him to follow in his father’s footsteps, and an ambitious girlfriend who’s struggling with career dreams of her own. Between friends and families, ups and downs, heartaches and joys, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather are about to embark on the most maddening—and exhilarating—year of their lives….
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 1st 2002
Pages no: 549
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Irish Literature
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I did not think it was possible for me to not love a Maeve Binchy book. I am sorry, but 556 pages was way too long for this extremely slow and boring book. I think she could have cut this down by half and it would have improved things by leaps and bounds. I went back and read Scarlet Feather because...
I enjoy reading Maeve Binchy, and the more I read the more I like her. She sweeps me into her stories and it's a comfortable and easy place to be. Binchy has a unique way of weaving her characters, and its always a surprise to find a familiar or favorite character in a subsequent novel.
I did enjoy this book. The more I read Binchy's books the more I am liking her style.
i'll start out with something positive - this was just the kind of book that i needed right now. unfortunately, the kind of book i needed was just something that was mindless and had no grand purpose, because i couldn't have possibly focused on anything with real meaning or subtext. this book, alt...