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The phone box at the edge of the world

Imai Messina, Laura2021
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 man who has an old disused telephone box in his garden. There, those who have lost loved ones find the strength to speak to them and begin to come to terms with their grief. As news of the phone box spreads, people will travel there from miles around. Soon Yui will make her own 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. For when you've lost everything - what can you find?
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The phone box at the edge of the world / Laura Imai Messina ; translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand.
Imai Messina, Laura, authorRand, Lucy, translator
London : Manilla Press, 2021.
400 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
This translation originally published: 2020.
9781786580412 (pbk. :)
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