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The Truth About Melody Browne

Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
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Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Truth of Melody Browne, by Lisa Jewell.

Melody Browne can remember nothing before her ninth birthday. Now in her early 30s, Melody lives in the middle of London with her 17-year-old son. She hasn’t seen her parents since she left home at 15, but Melody doesn't mind. She’s better off on her own. 

And then fragments of her past start to come back. At first her memories mean nothing to her, but slowly, day by day, she begins to piece together the real story of her childhood. 

But with every mystery she solves, another one materialises; with every question she answers, another appears. And Melody begins to wonder if she'll ever know the truth about her past....

©2019 Lisa Jewell (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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powerful

lovely story, very powerfull and well narated.
Warm, homely, powerful story about a girl finding herself after so many years.

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Compelling, sad, uplifting and very well told

The storyline jumps a little and can be confusing but stay with it. I love the friendships that Melody makes and also think the relationship with her son is wonderful. All the loose ends get tied up satisfyingly. A lovely heartwarming but devastating tale.

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Perfect, simply perfect,

I loved this book from the first page to the last. It held me at every twist and turn. The characters are so real, so full, so tangible, such depth. A real treat.

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Thoroughly enjoyed this book!

A great twisty read which had me listening long into the night to find out Melody's story. The underlying themes were dealt with sensitively and from different angles. Would definitely recommend!

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Fantastic!

Loved this audio book. I really enjoyed the story and the narration was super. Highly recommend!!

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utterly amazing

loved every minute, every word.
well done Lisa Jewell for creating such a wonderful story to escape into

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Captivating and Touching.

This was a touching story. It went on for a bit long and there were times when my concentration wandered, but all in all I was captivated, wondering what was going to happen next. I found it an intriguing, sweet book which all in all, I enjoyed. Give it a try.

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great story

I found it disjointed to start with but then it all came together. Well worth listening to.

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loved it!

A very engaging story. Read well by Beamish.
The story just kept unraveling... thank you.

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enjoyed it overall a bit slow paced at times, found it quite sad made me cry at the end of the book