Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson audiobook

Meet Me at the Museum: A Novel

By Anne Youngson
Read by Lars Knudsen  and Helen Lloyd

Macmillan Audio 9781250295163
6.49 Hours Unabridged
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“Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.” — Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn’t remember choosing. Both believe their love stories are over. Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, subject of Seamus Heaney’s famous poem, they begin writing letters to one another. And from their vastly different worlds, they find they have more in common than they could have imagined. As they open up to one another about their lives, an unexpected friendship blooms. But then Tina’s letters stop coming, and Anders is thrown into despair. How far are they willing to go to write a new story for themselves? More praise for Meet Me at the Museum: "the charmer of the summer...A touching, hopeful story about about figuring out what matters and mustering the courage to make the necessary changes." — NPR

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An August 2018 LibraryReads Pick

“Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.” — Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn’t remember choosing. Both believe their love stories are over.

Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, subject of Seamus Heaney’s famous poem, they begin writing letters to one another. And from their vastly different worlds, they find they have more in common than they could have imagined. As they open up to one another about their lives, an unexpected friendship blooms. But then Tina’s letters stop coming, and Anders is thrown into despair. How far are they willing to go to write a new story for themselves?

More praise for Meet Me at the Museum:

"the charmer of the summer...A touching, hopeful story about about figuring out what matters and mustering the courage to make the necessary changes." — NPR

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A wise and tender novel. Proof that the richest fruits come on the edge of autumn. Sarah Dunant, New York Times bestselling author of The Birth of Venus
Tender, wise, and moving, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to cherish. John Boyne, New York Times bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Exquisite. Its characters somehow resist following their story and reverse themselves into a new one. A beautiful, lasting read. James Hannah, author of The A to Z of You and Me
A moving tribute to friendship and love, to the courage of the ordinary, and to starting again. Rachel Joyce, New York Times bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Intriguing and compelling, Meet Me at the Museum invites you into the meeting place between two people, imparting wisdom, thought, and endless charm. Jennifer Ryan, bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir
A beautiful, affecting novel of late love. Nina Stibbe, author of Love, Nina
Insightful, emotionally acute, and absorbing. The Daily Express
If you only read one book this year, read this. Highly recommended. Mature Times
Full of grace and humanity. Sunday Times
Readers are sure to love this wise and witty debut that celebrates the art of letter writing and the kindness of strangers. Phaedra Patrick, author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Precise, clear, funny, poignant, and truthful. This is a work of art, dear readers. Revel in its beauty. Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife and Lucia, Lucia
Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor. Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
"[L]ovely audiobook...warm, thoughtful...deeply satisfying. AudioFile, Editor's Pick
“Already being hailed as a classic…Absolutely beautiful, about loss and the life choices we make.” Daily Mail (London)
“A wise and tender novel. Proof that the richest fruits come on the edge of autumn.” Sarah Dunant, New York Times bestselling author
“A moving tribute to friendship and love, to the courage of the ordinary, and to starting again.” Rachel Joyce, New York Times bestselling author
[S]low down to savor Lars Knudsen and Helen Lloyd’s lovely joint narration of one of the year’s most unexpected, smile-inducing novels. AudioFile Blog
A farmer’s wife and a museum curator begin a life-changing correspondence in this lovely book by Anne Youngson, a first-time novelist at age 70. Woman’s Day (Editor’s Choice)
Already being hailed as a classic…Absolutely beautiful, about loss and the life choices we make. Daily Mail
A thoughtful meditation on buried passions, regrets, love, grief, and loneliness. But Youngson’s debut offers hope for change in its tender exploration of what it means to have experienced a life well-lived. The Guardian
Beautifully written and deeply moving, Meet Me at the Museum is a superb—and tenderhearted—debut that wil interest anyone who's ever questioned how they became the person they are today. Shelf Awareness
“Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding…A novel to savor.” Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 6.49
Audience: Adult
Language: English