The Phone Box at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina (translated by Lucy Rand)

This emotional book follows the story of a woman called Yui whose life is torn apart by a natural disaster, but it also features grief in many other forms as well & touches on a variety of experiences. It’s a sad book, but in a subtle way, & the writer has done an incredible job of slowly reintroducing hope into Yui’s life, & to the reader. This story is incredibly touching & the way it’s been put together is truly beautiful.

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I was sent a copy of this book by the publisher in return for an honest review.

⚠️ Detailed descriptions of the loss & destruction left behind by a tsunami, as well as other catastrophes, including the deaths of parents, children & other family members, with hints of PTSD & other trauma/mental health conditions ⚠️

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