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    Publisher: Canongate

    A Tale for the Time Being

    £9.99
    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this is a timeless and compassionate novel about what it means to be human
    ISBN: 9781786893901
    AuthorRuth Ozeki
    Pub Date07/03/2019
    Pages432
    Availability: In Stock

    In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach home in British Columbia. Within it lies a diary that expresses the hopes, heartbreak and dreams of a young girl desperate for someone to understand her. Each turn of the page pulls Ruth deeper into the mystery of Nao's life, and forever changes her in a way neither could foresee.

    Weaving across continents and decades, A Tale for the Time Being is an extraordinary novel about our shared humanity and the search for home.

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    In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach home in British Columbia. Within it lies a diary that expresses the hopes, heartbreak and dreams of a young girl desperate for someone to understand her. Each turn of the page pulls Ruth deeper into the mystery of Nao's life, and forever changes her in a way neither could foresee.

    Weaving across continents and decades, A Tale for the Time Being is an extraordinary novel about our shared humanity and the search for home.

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