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
Yes, it is so moving, the characters are so real, the plot so well developed.
When I learned that Boot was the librarian.
Jennifer. So much more time is spent with her. And she drove me mad with how she treated Boot. I wanted to shake her.
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.
A heart-warming story about love lost and found. Great present story with strong ties to the past.
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!
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!
I am an avid "reader"- I prefer to listen to books rather than read them due to the added dimension added by the narrator.
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.
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.
Wonderfully read. However, this isn't my favorite Jojo Moyes book. It was a great story, but it seemed to drag on longer than necessary. I wasn't as captivated as I have been with some of her other books.
It is a great love story. it is a great read. it makes you laugh and cry.it
makes you wonder how it's going to end. a beautiful
love story. must read.i would refer this to my friends. thanks.
If it was shorter, I could consider it. It is way too long and slow at times.
Probably. I liked the story, especially the first part but found the second a bit too far fetched.
I liked Susan Lyons' performance the way she mimicked the different people. She made a very slow story bearable.
Ellie would probably be a person I would enjoy to share a dinner.
The end was too sweet.
Read "Me Before You" before the movie came out and liked the plot very much. Well written. Read "After You" and was disappointed but don't know that any book could have provided my image of what would happen next.
This book has a very simple plot, the writing is not as nuanced and the characters are developed as deeply.it was OK, a light read with a happy ending.
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