Meet Me at the Museum

Cover of the book, Meet Me at the Museum.

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Published by: Doubleday

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3.91, based on 5,048 reviews.

Goodreads says:

When Tina Hopgood writes a letter of regret to a man she has never met, she doesn't expect a reply.When Anders Larsen, a lonely museum curator, answers it, neither does he.They're both searching for something - they just don't know it yet.Anders has lost his wife, along with his hopes and dreams for the future. Tina is trapped in a marriage she doesn't remember choosing.Slowly their correspondence blossoms as they bare their souls to each other with stories of joy, anguish and discovery. But then Tina's letters suddenly cease, and Anders is thrown into despair.Can their unexpected friendship survive?A deep and luminous novel of self-discovery and second chances, MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM is a heartbreaking celebration of love, life and the surprises it throws at us. In a story that is at once urgent and tender, Anne Youngson polishes the everyday until it gleams.

Waterstones says:

Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2018

A deep and luminous story of late love and second chances - an enduring novel of ideas about life, love and the surprises it throws at us.

Sometimes it takes a stranger to really know who you are

When Tina Hopgood writes a letter of regret to a man she has never met, she doesn't expect a reply. When Anders Larsen, a lonely museum curator, answers it, nor does he.

They're both searching for something, they just don't know it yet. Anders has lost his wife, along with his hopes and dreams for the future.

Tina is trapped in a marriage she doesn't remember choosing.

Slowly their correspondence blossoms as they bare their souls to each other with stories of joy, anguish and discovery. But then Tina's letters suddenly cease, and Anders is thrown into despair.

Can their unexpected friendship survive?


Rating breakdown

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3.91 out of 5 stars (5,048 ratings)
5 27% (1,366 ratings)
4 44% (2,228 ratings)
3 23% (1,154 ratings)
2 5% (234 ratings)
1 1% (66 ratings)

About Anne Youngson

Anne Youngson worked for many years in senior management in the car industry before embarking on a creative career as a writer. She has supported many charities in governance roles, including Chair of the Writers in Prison Network, which provided residencies in prisons for writers. She lives in Oxfordshire and is married with two children and three grandchildren to date. Meet Me at the Museum is her debut novel, which is due to be published around the world....
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