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The phone box at the edge of the world / Laura Imai Messina ; translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand.

The phone box at the edge of the world / Laura Imai Messina ; translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand.
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Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse .  
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Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9781786580405 (paperback)
Author Imai Messina, Laura, 1981- author.
Title The phone box at the edge of the world / Laura Imai Messina ; translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand.
Publisher/Date London : Manilla Press, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 400 pages ; 24 cm
Contents note "We all have somthing to tell those we have lost..." --Cover.
"First published in Italian as Quel che affidiamo al venta in 2020 by Piemme"--Title page verso.
Includes reading group questions and a Japanese-English glossary.
Summary Note "When you have lost everything, what will you find? 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 widower who has an old disused telephone box in his garden. There the old man finds the strength to speak to his late wife and begin to come to terms with his grief. As news of the phone box spreads, people from miles around will travel there to connect with their own lost loved ones. Soon Yui will make a 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 ..."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Death -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Grief -- Fiction
Telephone booths -- Fiction
Hope -- Fiction
Bereavement -- Fiction
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Fiction
Italian fiction -- Translations into English
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Added Author Rand, Lucy translator.
Shelf Location F IMAI
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