The Bookshop

  • by Penelope Fitzgerald, David Nicholls - introduction
  • Narrated by Eve Karpf, David Nicholls, Stephanie Racine
  • 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Short-listed for the Booker Prize.
In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.
Hardborough becomes a battleground. Florence has tried to change the way things have always been done, and as a result she has to take on not only the people who have made themselves important but natural and even supernatural forces, too. Her fate will strike a chord with anyone who knows that life has treated them with less than justice.

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Short but sweet

What made the experience of listening to The Bookshop the most enjoyable?

This was a lovely little book. I especially enjoyed the narration this time.


What did you like best about this story?

It had a bitter sweet theme.


What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

Three different narrators and all very good.


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Quite sad really with the odd chuckle.


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- Maggieannie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-12-2016
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited