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Tara Road Summary
Maeve Binchy

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Tara Road Summary

Plot Summary

The story begins with the author describing the teenage lives of Ria and Hilary Johnson. Ria is 16; Hilary is the elder sister. The girls also talk about their future plans. Ria wants to travel the world.

Ria gets a job at a real estate firm and one of Ria's co-workers, Rosemary Ryan, becomes a fast friend.

Ria meets a new member of the team, Danny Lynch, who arrives at the real estate office. He is attractive and charismatic and Ria falls for him immediately.

Instantly smitten with Danny and after dating for a time, Ria investigates his temporary home on Tara Road. The house is beautiful but in need of major repair.

"Tara Road was very higgledy-piggledy. Big houses with gardens full of trees, small houses facing right on the street. No. 16 was a great old house, Danny said. Falling down, damp, shabby now. Poor Sean O'Brien's uncle...

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