Listening Still (Hardback)
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Listening Still (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 29/04/2021
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The author of former Waterstones Book of the Month When All is Said delivers a charming, wistful story about a woman who can hear the last wishes of the dead and what she must do to break free and live a life of her own.

From the bestselling author of When All is Said comes a delicious new novel about a young woman who can hear the dead - a talent which is both a gift and a curse.

Jeanie Masterson has a gift: she can hear the recently dead and give voice to their final wishes and revelations. Inherited from her father, this gift has enabled the family undertakers to flourish in their small Irish town. Yet she has always been uneasy about censoring some of the dead's last messages to the living. Unsure, too, about the choice she made when she left school seventeen years ago: to stay or leave for a new life in London with her charismatic teenage sweetheart.

So when Jeanie's parents unexpectedly announce their plan to retire, she is jolted out of her limbo. In this captivating successor to her bestselling debut, Anne Griffin portrays a young woman who is torn between duty, a comfortable marriage and a role she both loves and hates and her last chance to break free, unaware she has not been alone in softening the truth for a long while.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781473683129
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 218 x 140 x 36 mm


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A wonderfully unexpected tale of love, death and everything in between -- Graham Norton, Sunday Times bestselling author of Keeper and Home Stretch
Stunning - a book that surpasses all expectations and thoroughly cements Anne Griffin's place on the short but venerable list of writers whose work is always a must-read. A delicately-hewn delight from first sentence to last. -- Billy Callaghan, Irish bestselling author of Life Sentences

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“An amazing book”

I had not read the previous book by Anne but the description of this one had me curious. I must say the description is not really what the book is about it is more about the central characters life and how she has and... More

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“Thought provoking and life affirming”

What a wonderful and thought provoking book that will stay with me for a long time. The characters are well written and have a depth to them. It wasn’t the book I thought it would be when I started it - it isn’t all... More

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“Thought provoking read”

I received an advanced reader copy of Listening Still from NetGalley and @HodderBooks and @HodderPublicity with thanks. All opinions are my own.

Listening Still grabbed me from the first page and was difficult to put... More

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