Bestselling author Maeve Binchy is the undisputed modern-day mother of Irish fiction. In her latest novel, HEART AND SOUL, she once again taps into the very soul of the Irish people, portraying in her characters their often irreverent wit, tough stoic exteriors and soft sensitivities.
HEART AND SOUL opens with a prologue describing the establishment of a new heart clinic. Binchy writes of the clinic's board members: "(they) had been foolishly influenced by some statistic recently published that seemed to prove the Irish had more than their fair share of heart failure." This is the perfect metaphor for a tale about love