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The Glass Lake

Narrated by: Kate Binchy
Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (20 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Kit McMahon lives in the small Irish town of Lough Glass, a place where nothing changes - until the day Kit's mother disappears and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, alone at the kitchen table, tears streaming down her face. 

Now Kit, too, has secrets: of the night she discovered a letter and burned it, unopened. The night her mother was lost. The night everything changed forever.... 

©2019 Maeve Binchy (P)1995 Audible Ltd

Critic Reviews

"The Glass Lake is Maeve Binchy at her spellbinding best - you'll never want it to end." (Woman's Journal)  

"Maeve Binchy really knows what makes women tick. She crystallises their hopes, dreams and passions in her novels and now she has done it again in The Glass Lake...a marvellous read." (Daily Mirror)

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Timeless...

I read this book nearly 30 years ago and enjoyed it just as much this time - bonus being read to. One of Maeve Binchy’s best!

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Outstanding

Probably my most favourite book for a while!!
Great narrator too . Made even more special to be cousins.

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Different

Haven’t read any Maeve Binchy before. The storyline was interesting and quite unpredictable and I loved the Irish accents.
I would like to try some more of her books.

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I loved this book

lots of laughter and tears. fabulous narrator. easy to listen to. I can't recommend it enough.

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Can I return this book?

Unfortunately I’m not enjoying the readers voice , I can’t listen to her tone, shame as the story is lovely. Thanks

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  • Former infatuation Junkie
  • 07-04-2019

LOVED it - but beware, misses a couple of key paragraphs at the end!

Like previous reviewer - was a bit miffed at sudden ending, and thought narration seemed to ‘jump’. Sure enough, just spent a £5 on the kindle version, and this version misses a couple of key paragraphs about what happens to everyone at the end!!! Most frustrating! Especially as it’s such an AMAZING book!

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  • Rebecca mccann
  • 04-04-2019

loved it!!!

Great book just a little disappointed with how abruptly it ended but still would 100% recommend it x

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  • Rachel Clugston
  • 25-08-2019

missing chunks in this recording.

I love this book and have heard it many times in the past. this version of it has missing chunks, particularly at the end which is really disappointing. If you didn't know the story, the ending would make no sense.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-08-2019

Shame the ending was missing

I liked this book very much but was so disappointed the ending was ruined by missing paragraphs. Why hasn’t this been put right after other people have already commented on this previously. Surely Audible has been made aware of this error!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-05-2019

The Glass Lake

A thoroughly enjoyable story, beautifully narrated by Kate Binchy. The story keeps you enthralled to the very end and is set in a heartening community.

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  • Tracey
  • 29-03-2019

Wonderfully Rich Tapestry

Kate Binchy brings this wonderfully evocative tale to life in such realistic narration which beautifully enhances the original story. An interesting and enthralling story that will keep the listener entertained for many hours. Well worth the purchase.

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  • Jill Conduit
  • 11-07-2019

Simply wonderful

Loved this book to read and this audio book did not disappoint.
Kate Binchy really brings the characters Maeve Binchy created to life.

A must for any Maeve Binchy fans

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  • ANDREW STAYTE
  • 25-03-2019

Enchanting and entertaining

I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this audio production; great story performed brilliantly, worth re-playing several times!

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  • joni
  • 15-02-2020

Masterpiece

Get this book, it’s the most beautiful, moving exciting adventure I have ever been on in the book. And you won’t be disappointed with the satisfying ending.

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  • Polly
  • 18-12-2019

struggled to finish

found the voice of the child extremely irritating, therefore unable to finish this book which is a great shame