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The Last Act of Love Audiobook

The Last Act of Love

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Publisher's Summary

In the summer of 1990, Cathy's brother, Matty, was knocked down by a car on the way home from a night out, two weeks before receiving his GCSE results. Sitting by his unconscious body in hospital, holding his hand and watching his heartbeat on the monitors, Cathy and her parents willed him to survive.

They did not know then that there are many fates worse than death.

©2014 Cathy Rentzenbrink (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"I never knew a story of grief could have so much joy in it." (Nina Stibbe, author of Love, Nina)

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    Keen reader 14/02/2016
    Keen reader 14/02/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Beautiful, touching, honest."

    Cathy Rentzenbrink has beautifully told her sad tale with humour punctuating it and a warmth that shines through continually making hers a moving, honest, account of personal trauma. Perfectly done.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 13/10/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Wonderful, beautiful story full of compassion"
    What did you like most about The Last Act of Love?

    Beautifully account of the love Cathy has for her brother and the wonderful relationships she and her entire family share.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Recounting the stories of the childhood with her brother and his wonderful personality


    Have you listened to any of Jenny Funnell’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Not yet but she read beautifully.


    Any additional comments?

    Loved this book and as a volunteer in a hospice this book gave me great insights into the grieving process. I would highly recommend this book to anyone. I was deeply moved by this book and Cathy did a wonderful job in writing it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Julie 21/05/2016
    Julie 21/05/2016

    Like a good old fashioned story,or a true crime book. Something not drawn out or a slow storyline.

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    "very poignant and I shed a few tears"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Definitely would recommend a true account of how a family's life can change in seconds.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The honesty of the author


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    What would you do?


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rosemont 03/05/2016
    Rosemont 03/05/2016
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    "Honest and Moving"

    An honest and moving account. important to read for anyone who faces losing a loved one and especially in this situation. well narrated on audible.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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