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Meet Me at the Museum

by Anne Youngson

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Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson
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    Aug 2018, 224 pages

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Anne Youngson's debut novel Meet Me at the Museum explores life and loss through the letters of two lonely and disparate individuals.

Of our 33 First Impression reviewers, 29 rated Meet Me at the Museum as four- or five-star, for an impressive average overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

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Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson is a gentle story about second chances (Rebecca H). In this epistolary novel, letters are exchanged between two strangers who gradually develop a deep friendship through their correspondence (Melinda H). A chance inquiry from a woman in England reaches a Danish museum curator, and his reply launches a casual conversation that grows into the fulfillment of deep and previously unrecognized needs of both participants (Sheryl M).

Many reviewers found the author's observations astute:
Youngson's insights into human nature, love, what makes life meaningful, and the importance of family are remarkable. I turned down more than one page so that I could go back and reread something ...

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