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After the Party

Narrated by: Imogen Church
Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
Categories: Fiction, Chick Lit
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Random House presents the audiobook edition of After the Party by Lisa Jewell, read by Imogen Church.

Eleven years ago, Jem and Ralph fell in love. They thought it would be forever, that they’d found their happy ending.

Then two became four, a flat became a house. Romantic nights out became sleepless nights in. 

And they soon found that life wasn’t quite so simple anymore.

Now two people who were so right together are starting to drift apart. As they try to find a way back to each other, back to what they once had, they both become dangerously distracted.

But maybe it’s not too late to recapture happily ever after....

©2011 Lisa Jewell (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Victoria
  • 05-18-19

Loved it!

I’m so glad I didn’t read the featured reviews as I wouldn’t have purchased! I really enjoyed this book, if you loved Ralph’s Party this is a fantastic read with true to life observations of the journey of relationships from first head over heels love to the mundane & how easy it is to fall out of love if you don’t appreciate what you have. If you enjoyed the characters in the prequel I’m sure you will enjoy this!

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  • Ben watkins
  • 07-10-19

Gripping- love the characters

I was unsure whether to listen to this book as there had been a number of poor reviews however I decided to listen to it straight after reading the first book. I loved it and couldn’t wait to have time to listen again.

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  • penpal
  • 04-21-19

Disappointing

The characters are unpleasant on the whole. The ending sugar sweet. By this time I cared very little about their futures. The narration was excellent but I was disappointed overall as other books by this author are much better.

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  • Emma H.
  • 04-10-19

Dull

Kept giving it a chance but was so dull, it never got any more exciting!

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  • ndg
  • 01-20-20

A little bit disappointing

Having loved The Party I was looking forward to see how Gem and Ralph turned out but I think this felt a bit like hearing the problems a spoilt middle class woman has with the realities of life and commitment and justifying having an affair. No explanation of how Ralph and Gem get past that issue when in truth Ralph did nothing that would justify Gems actions. Left me thinking that Gem would do it again to Ralph as soon as life got in the way of her fairytale ideas. However I was once again caught up in the book to the end and the narration was excellent.

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  • anyaandfin
  • 11-23-19

Irritating!

loved all of lisa jewels books but this is just a constant litany of annoying winey voices and the two main characters are self pitying unlikeable bores.

Get enough of that in real life! Dont waste your money. Couldn't even face finishing it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-10-19

DEPRESSING

I really struggled to finish this book ..found my mind drifting to jobs I could do while listening which is sad as I listen to these audio books to help me relax.
The story was so drawn out and BORING the characters annoyed me ..wish I'd returned the book instead of persevering with it to the end

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  • J. M. Tipping
  • 10-17-19

Waiting for story to begin

Didn’t enjoy this book. Main female character unlikable and dull. The main male character was better but no idea why he fell in love with such a boring sounding woman.
Kept waiting for a story but just went on and on.
Had this on audio and readers voice and intonations were annoying.

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  • Mrs P J Majid
  • 09-16-19

Fantastic!

Excellent story and excellent narration. Lisa Jewell has a real understanding of relationships, loved every aspect of this story

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  • jill rosemary lee
  • 06-09-19

Not as good as other books by this author

I thought the storyline dragged a bit and I became very bored in some parts.