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The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton

Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
4 out of 5 stars (6 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Grace Atherton has fallen out of love...and into life.

Between the simple melody of running her violin shop and the full-blown orchestra of her romantic interludes in Paris with David, her devoted partner of eight years, Grace Atherton has always set her life to music.

Her world revolves entirely around David, for Grace’s own secrets have kept everyone else at bay. Until, suddenly and shockingly, one act tips Grace’s life upside down, and the music seems to stop.

It takes a vivacious old man and a straight-talking teenager to kickstart a new chapter for Grace. In the process, she learns that she is not as alone in the world as she had once thought, that no mistake is insurmountable and that the quiet moments in life can be something to shout about.... 

For fans of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and The Keeper of Lost ThingsThe Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton is the story of a woman who has her heart broken but then puts it back together again in the most uplifting and exquisite way.

©2018 Anstey Harris (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

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  • Meg
  • 02-02-2019

Well Done<br />

A simple story well told.
Narration perfect and reflected the writer's nuances beautifully.
The instrument crafting not too heavily explained. Easy to understand.

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  • Marie Layton
  • 07-02-2019

Predictable

I had high hopes for this book given the other reviews. Perhaps I’m missing something but I found it to be very predictable, I lacked sympathy for Grace and the narratives regarding the instruments were frankly lengthy and boring. I had to really persevere to even complete it.

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  • patsy
  • 29-01-2019

Wonderful story

I loved this book from beginning to end! A story of love, adversity and triumph, beautifully narrated by Tania Rodrigues.

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  • Kerrie
  • 21-11-2018

Great Story & Performance

One of the best fiction books I listened to in a long time - looking forward to the author’s next novel.