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Room on the Sea

By: André Aciman
Narrated by: Jeff Daniels
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Paul was reading a newspaper. Catherine was reading a novel. So begins Room on the Sea, André Aciman's scorching and elegiac love-story about a middle-aged man and woman who meet in the bullpen of jury selection and spend a sultry summer’s week trespassing ever further into each other's hearts.  

What begins as a flirtation quickly evolves into something deeper, something Paul and Catherine must carry on in secret - and with the understanding that anything more than a casual crush is out of the question. But as the week draws to a close, the end of their rendezvous comes into focus, and Paul and Catherine are forced to decide whether to act on their feelings or leave the fantasy of what could have been to the annals of the past.  

By turns scintillating and philosophical, Room on the Sea is a compulsively listenable story of love, fate, and last chances.    

©2021 André Aciman (P)2021 Audible Originals, LLC.

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this is an excellent novella, full of tge wisdom of experience, I want to read more Andre Aciman

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enjoyable

I loved Jeff Daniels narration, and enjoyed the premise of the short story..I love anything that shows older people getting a rejuvenation of their life. I do like Aciman as an author, but for some reason it took me a long time to finish it, going back and re-listening over and over again. maybe I shouldn't have listened at night time!

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