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Meet Me at the Museum : Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2018 - Anne Youngson

Meet Me at the Museum

Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2018

Paperback Published: 18th June 2018
ISBN: 9780857525529
Number Of Pages: 224

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A deep and luminous novel of self-discovery and second chances - a heartbreaking celebration of love, life and the surprises it throws at us.

Sometimes it takes a stranger to really know who you are

When Tina Hopgood writes a letter of regret to a man she has never met, she doesn’t expect a reply.

When Anders Larsen, a lonely museum curator, answers it, nor does he.

They’re both searching for something, they just don’t know it yet.

Anders has lost his wife, along with his hopes and dreams for the future. Tina is trapped in a marriage she doesn’t remember choosing.

Slowly their correspondence blossoms as they bare their souls to each other with stories of joy, anguish and discovery. But then Tina’s letters suddenly cease, and Anders is thrown into despair.

Can their unexpected friendship survive?

About the Author

Anne Youngson worked for many years in senior management in the car industry before embarking on a creative career as a writer. She has supported many charities in governance roles, including Chair of the Writers in Prison Network, which provided residencies in prisons for writers. She lives in Oxfordshire and is married with two children and two grandchildren to date. Meet Me at the Museum is her debut novel, which is due to be published around the world.

Industry Reviews

"Exquisite. Its characters somehow resist following their story and reverse themselves into a new one. A beautiful lasting read." * JAMES HANNAH, author of THE A TO Z OF YOU AND ME *
"Insightful, emotionally acute and absorbing" * Daily Express Literary highlights 2018 *
"A moving tribute to friendship and love, to the courage of the ordinary, and to starting again." * RACHEL JOYCE *
"`Tender, wise and moving, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to cherish.'" * JOHN BOYNE *
"Full of grace and humanity" * Sunday Times *

ISBN: 9780857525529
ISBN-10: 0857525522
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 18th June 2018
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.25

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