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Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born in Co Dublin in 1940 and was educated at the Holy Child Convent in Killiney and at UCD. After a spell as a teacher in various girls schools, she joined the Irish Times. Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle, was published in 1982, and each one of Binchy's twenty-one novels and short-story collections were bestsellers. Several have been adapted for cinema and television, most notably Circle of Friends in 1995. Binchy was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British...See more

Personality Profile For Maeve Binchy

The following is a personality profile of Maeve Binchy based on her work.

Maeve Binchy is social and boisterous.

She is assertive, she tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and she is comfortable leading groups. She is confident as well: she is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Maeve Binchy is also empathetic: she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her. She is also relatively unconcerned with achieving success: she makes decisions with little regard for how they show off her talents.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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