Circle of Friends - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Circle of Friends is a coming-of-age novel by Irish author Maeve Binchy. The plot revolves around Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, two lifelong friends who have grown up together in the small village of Knockglen. When they begin their studies at University College in nearby Dublin, they form a new group of friends that includes the beautiful Nan Mahon and the charming, handsome Jack Foley. When a shocking betrayal occurs, Benny and Eve are forced to face new realities and learn the true meaning of friendship.

Chapter 1 introduces the book’s two central characters, Benny Hogan and Eve Malone. Benny lives with her parents, Annabel and Eddie Hogan, while Eve has been raised by the nuns at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Her mother had died in childbirth, and her father died shortly thereafter in an accident. Today is Benny’s 10th birthday...

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