The Phone Box at the Edge of the World

by Laura Imai Messina

The most moving and powerful novel of our times, inspired by true events. We all have something to tell those we have lost . . . When Yui loses her mother and daughter in the tsunami, she wonders how she will ever carry on. Yet, in the face of this unthinkable loss, life must somehow continue. Then one day she hears about a man who has an old disused telephone box in his garden. There, those who have lost loved ones find the strength to speak to them and begin to come to terms with their grief. As news of the phone box spreads, people will travel to it from miles around. Soon Yui will make her own pilgrimage to the phone box, too. But once there she cannot bring herself to speak into the receiver. Then she finds Takeshi, a bereaved husband whose own daughter has stopped talking in the wake of their loss. What happens next will warm your heart, even when it feels as though it is breaking. For when you've lost everything - what can you find . . ? 'Absolutely breathtaking . . . a story of universal loss and the power of love. It will remain engraved in my heart and mind forever' Christy Lefteri, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo 'Beautiful. A message of hope for anyone who is lost, frightened or grieving' Clare Mackintosh, Sunday Times bestselling author of After the End 'Incredibly moving. It will break your heart and soothe your soul' Stacey Halls, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Familiars 'Mesmerising . . . beautiful . . . a joy to read' Joanna Glen, Costa shortlisted author of The Other Half of Augusta Hope

ISBN: 9781786580405

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Date of Publication: 25/06/2020

  
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