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Summary

Brought to you by Penguin. 

The thought-provoking, evocative and life-enhancing new novel from the Sunday Times best-selling author of Where the Light Gets in and A Hundred Pieces of Me and All I Ever Wanted

©2019 Lucy Dillon (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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"No one tugs at the heartstrings quite like Lucy Dillon." (Red Magazine)

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I just cannot listen to this book any more due to the appalling accents. Is the father Irish or Scottish? I spent so much time shouting at the radio in the car yesterday because his accent was Irish one minute and Scottish the next. Sorry, I might just have to read the book rather than listen to it which is a real shame.

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fantastic

I really enjoyed this book. Had me gripped from the start and couldn't stop listening.
Narrator was great. Highly recommend for a light easy listen.

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Read don’t listen

The accents in this book were truly cringeworthy. Not as good as previous Lucy Dillon books which was a shame as I really enjoyed them.

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Cringeworthy

The cringe-meter peaked as this sickly tale progressed into the second half. What started off promising, (I’ve enjoyed plenty of this author before), turned into a vom-inducing cringe-fest. I just kept wondering if the main character who was supposed to be an adult woman was maybe actually 15 years old.
Just dreadful.

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Another great story from Lucy Dillon

Thoroughly enjoyed listening to this story. The life that Lucy Dillon gives to characters of longhampton and the passion she evokes for the life of the dogs can never be forgotten. Can’t wait for her next book.

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Outstandingly Fantastic

I loved every second of this book! Nobody writes like Lucy Dillon! I laughed out loud several times and cried a few times too. Fantastic, original storyline with amazing characters. I loved the main character. A very well-written book with some unexpected twists. Really excellent narration, the voice artist is brilliant at accents and voices!
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, one of my new favourites! I can’t wait for her next book! Keep writing Lucy, you are wonderfully talented! <3

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Hmmm

For me it took some time to get into. Nice story but a bit long winded for me.

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Brilliant

Yes the story is very “happy” and yes you know what you are getting but that is what makes it so brilliant. The narrator brings all the well rounded characters to life making it a really easy, enjoyable listen.

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Wonderfully heartwarming

loved this book, I love the way that Lucy Dillons books are like catching up with old/new friends xx thank you xx

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Ahh lovely!!

A lockdown read , perfect Easy to Follow and a real story of love and Life, and Peoples trials in everyday life. Highly recommended with ahappy ending love all of her books.