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Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Truth of Melody Browne, by Lisa Jewell.

Melody Browne can remember nothing before her ninth birthday. Now in her early 30s, Melody lives in the middle of London with her 17-year-old son. She hasn’t seen her parents since she left home at 15, but Melody doesn't mind. She’s better off on her own. 

And then fragments of her past start to come back. At first her memories mean nothing to her, but slowly, day by day, she begins to piece together the real story of her childhood. 

But with every mystery she solves, another one materialises; with every question she answers, another appears. And Melody begins to wonder if she'll ever know the truth about her past....

©2019 Lisa Jewell (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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Was glad I saw it through

I really struggled with this book for a start, it seemed to take a long time to get me trapped in. I nearly gave up half way through but after reading all the good reviews I decided to stick it out. I did enjoy it in the end, some things were a bit far fetched( the amount of tragedy one person had been dealt). Otherwise it was very different story.

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Amazing

I loved every second of this book, it was definitely an all rounder! It was full of surprises throughout.

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Fantastic read.

This has been my favourite story written by Lisa, I have read five of her books so far and this one was excellent!

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Good and not so good

The story was interesting enough with lots being revealed as the book unravels. The thing that marred the whole thing and ending for me was how spectacularly cruely the adoptive parents were portrayed.

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  • Kameliya Hristova
  • 26-03-2019

powerful

lovely story, very powerfull and well narated.
Warm, homely, powerful story about a girl finding herself after so many years.

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  • Cabaspre
  • 16-05-2019

Compelling, sad, uplifting and very well told

The storyline jumps a little and can be confusing but stay with it. I love the friendships that Melody makes and also think the relationship with her son is wonderful. All the loose ends get tied up satisfyingly. A lovely heartwarming but devastating tale.

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  • g hart
  • 07-05-2020

Perfect, simply perfect,

I loved this book from the first page to the last. It held me at every twist and turn. The characters are so real, so full, so tangible, such depth. A real treat.

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  • 07711150377
  • 10-04-2020

Thoroughly enjoyed this book!

A great twisty read which had me listening long into the night to find out Melody's story. The underlying themes were dealt with sensitively and from different angles. Would definitely recommend!

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  • paula church
  • 03-03-2020

Fantastic!

Loved this audio book. I really enjoyed the story and the narration was super. Highly recommend!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-05-2021

Simply enchanting

Beautifully read, beautifully written, engrossing story.
Loved the young Melody. Although sad in parts, this book was strangely uplifting.

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  • Lyndyloo
  • 12-05-2021

Fabulous

Absolutely loved this. The writing and the performance. Raced through it in little more than a day, even though I didn’t want it to end

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  • Rachel Bowdren
  • 01-04-2021

Loved this

This was a sad but heart warming story. I was disappointed when this tale was over.

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  • RosePetal86
  • 19-03-2021

Interesting read

Really enjoyed this lots of twists and great narrator. Great as a one time read.

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  • Miss BJH
  • 03-01-2021

Sad and glorious

I loved this book. It was well written, emotive and poignant. I deeply cared about the characters and gripped by their epic journey. Sad and glorious in equal measures. And the narration was perfect for this story. Going to miss Melody and her friends.

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