The Twilight Hour

  • by Nicci Gerrard
  • Narrated by Phyllida Nash
  • 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Eleanor Lee is fiercely independent. She has lived alone well into her nineties, despite her now near-total blindness. Now, finally, she has been persuaded by her children to move into a home. She employs Peter, a recent graduate nursing a broken heart, to spend the summer sorting through her attic - papers, photographs, books and letters - ahead of the move.
These fragments of her own history unleash in Eleanor a long-concealed story of forbidden love, betrayal, passion, grief and self-sacrifice; and in their unlikely friendship, something is unlocked in Peter's heart, too.

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What the Critics Say

"Subtle, poignant and tremendously skillful." (The Observer)
"Beguiling, poignant, wonderful." (The Sunday Express)
"Acutely observed and beautifully written." (Woman & Home)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Such a good listen.

I really enjoyed this audiobook. Well told story. The narration was excellent. Highly recommended book.
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- Roo B "Photo is upside down as I live in New Zealand!!"

Very nicely read

I would have liked to give this 3 1/2 stars as it wasn't quite a4 for me, but better than a 3!
Read VERY well ... I liked Eleanor hugely and do like books that include 'flashbacks.'
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- SarahC

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-11-2014
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd