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The Last Letter from Your Lover Audiobook

The Last Letter from Your Lover: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

A sophisticated, pause-resistant double love story spanning 40 years - an unforgettable Brief Encounter for our times.

It is 1960. When Jennifer Stirling wakes up in the hospital, she can remember nothing - not the tragic car accident that put her there, not her husband, not even who she is. She feels like a stranger in her own life until she stumbles upon an impassioned letter, signed simply "B", asking her to leave her husband.

Years later, in 2003, a journalist named Ellie discovers the same enigmatic letter in a forgotten file in her newspaper's archives. She becomes obsessed by the story and hopeful that it can resurrect her faltering career. Perhaps if these lovers had a happy ending, she will find one to her own complicated love life, too. Ellie's search will rewrite history and help her see the truth about her own modern romance.

A spellbinding, intoxicating love story with a knockout ending, The Last Letter from Your Lover will appeal to the readers and listeners who have made One Day and The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society best sellers.

©2011 Jojo Moyes (P)2011 Penguin

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    Somewhere in Idaho 12-09-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Exceptional!"
    Would you listen to The Last Letter from Your Lover again? Why?

    Yes, it is so moving, the characters are so real, the plot so well developed.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Last Letter from Your Lover?

    When I learned that Boot was the librarian.


    Which character – as performed by Susan Lyons – was your favorite?

    Boot


    Who was the most memorable character of The Last Letter from Your Lover and why?

    Jennifer. So much more time is spent with her. And she drove me mad with how she treated Boot. I wanted to shake her.


    Any additional comments?

    The book got off to such a slow start, with no action for so long, that I got bored and nearly put it down for good. But boy am I glad I didn't! It ranks as one of the more memorable books I have ever read.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    S. G. Schadowsky Arizona 09-22-14
    S. G. Schadowsky Arizona 09-22-14 Member Since 2013

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    "Past and future love story"
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    A heart-warming story about love lost and found. Great present story with strong ties to the past.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Bonnie SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, United States 03-25-13
    Bonnie SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, United States 03-25-13 Member Since 2000

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    "Loved the story; loved the narrator!"

    Classic love story - well read - great listen! Just as good as "Me Than You" - different, but just as well written and read. Thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommend!

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    Ruth M. Penson 11-20-13 Member Since 2016

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    "Wonderful love story"
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    This is the best of Jojo Moyes' books in my opinion. Even better then her two books which are presently on the NYTimes best seller list.
    Susan Lyon's performance is simply wonderful!

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    DIANE Thornhill,, Ontario, Canada 07-28-14
    DIANE Thornhill,, Ontario, Canada 07-28-14 Member Since 2015

    I am an avid "reader"- I prefer to listen to books rather than read them due to the added dimension added by the narrator.

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    "Fabulous!!!!! Just Fabulous"

    The only other JoJo Moyes book I had read prior to listening to The Last Letter from your Lover was Me Before You, which I really enjoyed. However, this book took me through a deep range of emotions and I was entranced. Heartbreak and triumph, happiness and sadness. Wonderful characters and wonderful, real relationships. This is a great story and the writing is beautifully and artfully done. Bravo! Can't wait to read One plus One.

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    hoytann 04-24-15
    hoytann 04-24-15 Member Since 2014
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    Two star crossed couples, two different time periods, same problems! This story was captivating because the characters were so well developed. I became so engrossed in their lives, I found myself worrying about them when I wasn't listening. Definitely worth listening to/ reading.

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    Doug Pardee 01-17-17
    Doug Pardee 01-17-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Love story in the finest."

    I couldn't believe how Ms. Moyes could twist my heart into a limp lump as the story unfolds. Thank you for a true emotional adventure in love.

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    Aline 12-09-16
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    Although I enjoyed the story, it was a little corny and predictable. The recording also was cut up at the end of each chapter.

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    Jinxie Tewksbury, MA 12-06-16
    Jinxie Tewksbury, MA 12-06-16 Member Since 2015

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    This one took me a little bit to get into, but once I was there, I was hooked. I felt like I knew the characters. The narration was amazing, short of a few production mistakes where they didnt pause before the end of a chapter/sentence before starting a new one. This may go unnoticed to most people, however. Anyway, the story was great. You sympathized, agonized and rooted for the two main characters. But all characters were drawn out so well, you could almost see them. I was very impressed. Anyone who has maybe loved someone that they couldn't be with for whatever reason, will find this book so compelling! I loved it.

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    JFLYER 11-12-16
    JFLYER 11-12-16 Member Since 2015
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    "not my favorite moyes"

    I enjoyed the other books more than this one. Had to struggle to finish it. I just felt cold and sad.

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