The Museum of Broken Promises (Paperback)
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The Museum of Broken Promises (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 02/04/2020
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'A beautiful, evocative love story, a heart-breaking journey into a long-buried past.' David Nicholls

'Enthralling and beautifully written.' The Times
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Welcome to the Museum of Broken Promises,
a place of wonder, sadness ... and hope.

Inside lies a treasure trove of objects - a baby's shoe, a wedding veil, a railway ticket - all revealing moments of loss and betrayal. It is a place where people come to speak to the ghosts of the past. The owner, Laure, is also one of those people.

As a young woman in the 1980s Laure fled to Prague, where her life changed forever. Now, years later, she must confront the origins of her heart-breaking exhibition: a love affair with a dissident musician, a secret life behind the Iron Curtain, and a broken promise that she will never forget.

'I ADORE cold-war novels and I live for love stories - The Museum of Broken Promises is a perfect combination of both. It's a gem of a book... beautiful, elegant.' Marian Keyes

Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781786495310
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
Buchan writes of young love with a gorgeous tenderness... Enthralling and beautifully written. * The Times *
Gripping... This dark story, beautifully written, is shot through with the white heat of first love. * Daily Mail *
It's a gem of a book... Beautiful, elegant. * Marian Keyes *
Intricately plotted and beautifully written. * Katie Fforde *
An amazing, emotive, heartbreaking but also ultimately uplifting novel. I really loved it. * Laura Barnett *
Uplifting and sad and passionate and poignant. * Tammy Cohen *
What a love story, and so elegantly written! * Carol Drinkwater *
An elegant story that unfolds with a subtle and fascinating voice. * Anstey Harris *
Buchan marries just enough political unrest with poignant love to satisfy historical fiction and romance fans alike. * i *
It will linger long after you read it. * Historia *
This glorious, beautifully engaging read is set to break and capture hearts. * LoveReading *
A dark, tender and tragic exploration of love and betrayal. Simply stunning. * Elizabeth Fremantle *
Achingly beautiful. A must read. * Frost Magazine *
Passion, betrayal and a mysterious marionette show combine to enthralling effect in this darkly compelling love story. * Daily Mail (Scotland) *

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“A museum like no other!”

A fable for our times...“The Museum of Broken Promises,” asks us to consider what we have lost in our lives. Buried secrets, hidden trinkets and unforeseen consequences. Shuffling memories like a deck of cards.... More

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“A beautiful journey through the history and a touching story of lost love”

"Why a museum devoted to broken promises? Which one of us has not experienced a broken promise in our lives? Ether we made it and broke it. Or, someone made one to us and failed to keep it. The consequences can... More

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“A museum of hope and despair....”

Imagine a place where all sadness, promises, hope and loss is being stored and exhibited; where people exorcised their past, betrayal and grief.
It is an interesting story about the changing political face of Europe... More

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