Aches and Pains
Aches and Pains, is a self-help book by Irish author Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy is an Irish novelist, newspaper columnist and speaker. Educated at University College Dublin, she worked as a teacher then a journalist at The Irish Times and later became a writer of novels and short stories.Many of her novels are set in Ireland, dealing with the tensions between...


Binchy mixes humour, common sense, and anecdote in her attempt to raise her reader's spirits.

She includes chapters that advise on such topics as "Baring Your Body", "Elastic Stockings", "Giving Up Drink" and "Cheering Things About Chest Pain".

It includes illustrations throughout by Wendy Shea.
"'With a fine mix of humour and common sense, Maeve Binchy makes light of coping with ailments and hospitals.... Laugh out loud anecdotes delightfully told by Kate Binchy." (CHOICE)
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