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The Lost Ticket

by Freya Sampson

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The Lost Ticket by Freya Sampson
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    Aug 2022, 368 pages

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A heartwarming story about finding happiness and self-acceptance in new connections.

Drama on the bus can be Shakespearean. You just want to go downtown, but on the way, you overhear a too-loud sob story from someone's phone call, or the guy sitting across from you is impersonating Michael Jackson in a tattered wife beater, or an old lady recites her autobiography to you despite you wearing headphones. However, the bus can also surprise you in ways that aren't just amusing or mildly horrible; sometimes you sit next to someone extraordinary who brightens your day. That is the scenario in which Freya Sampson situates her novel The Lost Ticket. Libby, a woman going through a quarter-life crisis, meets Frank, a stranger with a heartwarming story, on a London bus.

Libby feels like her life is falling apart. She has given up on her artist dreams, and her jerkish boyfriend of half a decade has dumped her, leaving her homeless and jobless, so she has to stay at her ...

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