The Last Bookshop in London (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2021-06-10
Upplaga
Original
Förlag
Hanover Square Press
Dimensioner
203 x 136 x 19 mm
Vikt
241 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781335284808

The Last Bookshop in London

A Novel of World War II

Häftad,  Engelska, 2021-06-10
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An irresistible tale which showcases the transformative power of literacy, reminding us of the hope and sanctuary our neighborhood bookstores offer during the perilous trials of war and unrest. KIM MICHELE RICHARDSON, author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek August 1939: London prepares for war as Hitlers forces sweep across Europe. Grace Bennett has always dreamed of moving to the city, but the bunkers and drawn curtains that she finds on her arrival are not what she expected. And she certainly never imagined shed wind up working at Primrose Hill, a dusty old bookshop nestled in the heart of London. Through blackouts and air raids as the Blitz intensifies, Grace discovers the power of storytelling to unite her community in ways she never dreameda force that triumphs over even the darkest nights of the war. A gorgeously written story of love, friendship, and survival set against the backdrop of WWII-era London. JILLIAN CANTOR, author of In Another Time and Half Life A love letter to the power of books to unite us, to hold the world together when its falling apart around our ears. This fresh take on what London endured during WWII should catapult Madeline Martin to the top tier of historical fiction novelists. KAREN ROBARDS, author of The Black Swan of Paris Don't miss Madeline Martin's newest historical novel, The Keeper of Hidden Books! Also by Madeline Martin: The Librarian Spy The Keeper of Hidden Books
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The Last Bookshop in London is an irresistible tale which showcases the transformative power of literacy, reminding us of the hope and sanctuary our neighborhood bookstores offer during the perilous trials of war and unrest. --Kim Michele Richardson, New York Times-bestselling author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek The Last Bookshop in London is a gorgeously written story of love, friendship, and survival set against the backdrop of WWII era London. Madeline Martins beautiful novel is a poignant and emotional love letter to books and bookshops themselves, and ultimately a testament to the power of stories to sustain us in even our darkest hours. --Jillian Cantor, USA Today bestselling author of In Another Time and Half Life I devoured this story! I loved Grace and Primrose Hill Books! At its heart, The Last Bookshop in London is a love letter to the power of books to unite us, to hold the world together when its falling apart around our ears. This fresh take on what London endured during WWII should catapult Madeline Martin to the top tier of historical fiction novelists. I highly recommend it. --Karen Robards, author of The Black Swan of Paris "This engaging mix of books, romance, and war is not without tragedy, but the unapologetically uplifting ending will find booklovers wiping away a tear or two." -Booklist The Last Bookshop in London is a wonderful story of friendship, loss and love, and Martin cleverly balances the hardships and heartbreak of wartime London, while at the same time creating an uplifting read. This is the type of story that will have you close to tears one moment, and then somehow smiling the next. An absolutely delightful read. - Soraya M. Lane, bestselling author of Wives of War and The Last Correspondent "During times of crisis, who can deny the comfort of books and reading? Deftly written, and testament to survival in a challenging time, this book is a soothing and reassuring read." -Library Journal "An amusing, suspenseful, and uplifting historical with heart-warming motifs that have never felt more topical or vital." -Vannessa Cronin, Amazon Book Review "With... countless nods to classic literature and a heroine possessed of both compassion and grit, The Last Bookshop in London is a treat for historical fiction fans." -Katie Noah Gibson, Shelf Awareness

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Madeline Martin is a New York Times, USA TODAY, and international bestselling author of historical fiction and historical romance with books that have been translated into over twenty different languages.