'I ADORE cold-war novels and I live for love stories - The Museum of Broken Promises is a perfect combination of both. It's a gem of a book... beautiful, elegant.' Marian Keyes'Enthralling and beautifully written.' The Times_________Welcome to the Museum of Broken Promises,a place of wonder, sadness ... and hope. Inside lies a treasure trove of objects - a baby's shoe, a wedding veil, a railway ticket - all revealing moments of loss and betrayal. It is a place where people come to speak to the ghosts of the past. The owner, Laure, is also one of those people. As a young woman in the 1980s Laure fled to Prague, where her life changed forever. Now, years later, she must confront the origins of her heart-breaking exhibition: a love affair with a dissident musician, a secret life behind the Iron Curtain, and a broken promise that she will never forget.

The museum of broken promises - Elizabeth Buchan

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Title
The museum of broken promises
Author
Elizabeth Buchan
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Corvus
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20200402

'I ADORE cold-war novels and I live for love stories - The Museum of Broken Promises is a perfect combination of both. It's a gem of a book... beautiful, elegant.' Marian Keyes'Enthralling and beautifully written.' The Times_________Welcome to the Museum of Broken Promises,a place of wonder, sadness ... and hope. Inside lies a treasure trove of objects - a baby's shoe, a wedding veil, a railway ticket - all revealing moments of loss and betrayal. It is a place where people come to speak to the ghosts of the past. The owner, Laure, is also one of those people. As a young woman in the 1980s Laure fled to Prague, where her life changed forever. Now, years later, she must confront the origins of her heart-breaking exhibition: a love affair with a dissident musician, a secret life behind the Iron Curtain, and a broken promise that she will never forget.

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Elizabeth Buchan was a fiction editor at Random House before leaving to write full time. Her novels include the prizewinning Consider the Lily, international bestseller Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman and The New Mrs Clifton.
She reviews for the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail, and has chaired the Betty Trask and Desmond Elliot literary prizes. She was a judge for the Whitbread First Novel Award and for the 2014 Costa Novel Award.
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Buchan writes of young love with a gorgeous tenderness... Enthralling and beautifully written.
The Times

Gripping... This dark story, beautifully written, is shot through with the white heat of first love.
Daily Mail

It's a gem of a book... Beautiful, elegant.
Marian Keyes

Intricately plotted and beautifully written.
Katie Fforde

An amazing, emotive, heartbreaking but also ultimately uplifting novel.
I really loved it.
Laura Barnett

Uplifting and sad and passionate and poignant.
Tammy Cohen

What a love story, and so elegantly written!
Carol Drinkwater

An elegant story that unfolds with a subtle and fascinating voice.
Anstey Harris

Buchan marries just enough political unrest with poignant love to satisfy historical fiction and romance fans alike.
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It will linger long after you read it.
Historia

This glorious, beautifully engaging read is set to break and capture hearts.
LoveReading

A dark, tender and tragic exploration of love and betrayal. Simply stunning.
Elizabeth Fremantle

Achingly beautiful. A must read.
Frost Magazine

Type
BOOK
Edition
1st paperback ed
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
416

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