Looking to get away??? Escape to Ireland with this gentle read . . .Whitethorn Woods is the latest entry in Maeve Binchy’s lengthy and bestselling career. The book is essentially a collection of interconnected short stories that take place in a small town in Ireland. By turns sweet and somber, the overall tone of Whitethorn Woods is uplifting, and will please Binchy’s fans looking to revisit her unique depiction of today’s Ireland.