• The Last Time They Met

  • By: Anita Shreve
  • Narrated by: Blair Brown
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-01-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.7 (46 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

At a literary festival in Toronto, Linda Fallon encounters the man who was once at the center of her life: Thomas Janes, the famous poet. Since last seeing him, she has married, given birth, and been widowed. Thomas' appearance rocks Linda, raises questions she had long abandoned, and inspires new dreams. The Last Time They Met moves backwards to explore Linda's life years earlier, at age 26, when an affair with Thomas shattered her life, and at age 17, when they first met.
In this mesmerizing novel, Anita Shreve, author of the international best seller The Pilot's Wife, examines the resilience of emotion and the extraordinary repercussions a single choice, even a single word, can have over a lifetime.
©2003 Anita Shreve (P)2008 Hachette Audio
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Critic Reviews

"Her fluid narrative perfectly mirrors her protagonists' evolving temperaments and viewpoints, while her overall restraint serves to intensify the novel's devastating conclusion." ( Publishers Weekly)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Joe on 11-23-10

Very Interesting

I loved this book but it was a little hard to follow at first. The book starts in the future and works it way back in time revealing key pieces of information as it progresses. After you have listened to it the first time, you will want to go back listen again to connect all the subtle clues. I highly recommend it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Andrea on 05-01-09

love story to remember

Cleverly crafted story about true love and many "what ifs". A love story that you will remember despite - or because of! - its stunning end.
The abridging was well done, no obvious gaps and the narration was excellent.

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