The Last Letter from Your Lover

The Last Letter from Your Lover

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A heartbreaking, stay-up-all-night novel from the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me Before You," " After You," and" One Plus One." "A Brief Encounter" for our time, "The Last Letter from Your Lover" is a sophisticated, spellbinding double love story that spans decades and thrillingly evokes a bygone era. In 1960, Jennifer Stirling wakes in the hospital and remembers nothing not the car accident that put her there, not her wealthy husband, not even her own name. Searching for clues, she finds an impassioned letter, signed simply "B," from a man for whom she seemed willing to risk everything. In 2003, journalist Ellie Haworth stumbles upon the letter and becomes obsessed with learning the unknown lovers fate hoping it will inspire her own happy ending. Remarkably moving, this is a novel for romantics of every age."

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Product details

  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 142.24 x 213.36 x 35.56mm | 408.23g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143121103
  • 9780143121107
  • 84,867

About Jojo Moyes

Jojo Moyes is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "One Plus One, The Girl You Left Behind," " Honeymoon in Paris," "Me Before You," "The Last Letter from Your Lover, Silver Bay, "and" The Ship of Brides." Moyes writes for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She is married to Charles Arthur, technology editor of "The Guardian." They live with their three children on a farm in Essex, England.

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With its realistically complicated characters and emotionally complex plot, "The Last Letter from Your Lover" is hopelessly and hopefully romantic. "Chicago Tribune" Crafting a love story that feels not just compelling but true is a very difficult thing indeed and yet, with "The Last Letter from Your Lover," Jojo Moyes has done it twice. I found myself utterly transfixed by both sets of lovers in this marvelous novel. Moyes is a tremendously gifted storyteller, and I'm all admiration. Paula McLain, "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Paris Wife" A fabulous, emotional, and evocative book perfect for anyone who loves "Mad Men." Sophie Kinsella, bestselling author of "Confessions of a Shopaholic" This story of passion and missed chances with a twist that provides fresh perspective 40 years later is entrancing. "Parade" (Top Pick) A prize-winning, cross-generational love story of missed connections and delayed gratification [that] hits a seam of pure romantic gold. . . . A cliffhanger-strewn tale of heartache in two strikingly different eras [and] a tour de force. "Kirkus Reviews" (starred review) Elegiac . . . emotionally ablaze . . . Moyes s genuinely captivating tale resonates deeply in today s fast-paced, less gracious world. "Publishers Weekly" What s astonishing about this ingeniously crafted dual love story . . . is how swiftly and effortlessly Jojo Moyes pulls you in. . . . Like an afternoon spent watching a beloved old movie, made wonderfully new. "Barnes & Noble Review" Toggling between two eras, Moyes cleverly juxtaposes the conventions of old-fashioned and thoroughly modern romance. "Booklist" A modern yet ageless story of the human heart and its tenacity to hold on to a love that will not die or be replaced. Beautifully written . . . Jojo Moyes s novel gives the satisfaction of a fine wine and meal before the fireplace on a winter s night. Leila Meacham, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Roses" Exciting, moving, intriguing; the atmosphere s perfect, the plotting is masterly, the characters are brilliant. Penny Vincenzi, author of "The Best of Times" An engrossing double love story . . . a captivating tale of missed connections. "The Last Letter from Your Lover" is itself a love letter to the all-but-disappearing handwritten message. "BookPage""

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Second novel I have just read by Jojo Moyes and I have noticed she has a talent in making her novels seem like a movie. You can envision through her words, the characters the emotions they present. Her usage of multiple time frames and locations, provides a complex but detailed plot enabling the readers to feel constant emotions and gain a wider understanding of the novel. Honestly, if this was made into a movie I believe it’ll be a tear-jerker! To see a full review, see here: more
by Beverley Bingham