When businesswoman Valerie takes over the bookshop owned by her aunt - who has vanished without trace - her intention is to bring some order to the chaos, and then sell the business. But she has underestimated the power of the little shop. One day she stumbles upon a mysterious book with an unfinished ending. Valerie thinks it must be a defective copy, but when a customer turns up searching for that very book, her view of the shop - and world - shifts, as she is forced to question what is and isn't possible.
A Very Special Year is a declaration of love for literature, for beautiful books, the power and magic of stories as well as proof that the world of the imagination is still alive within us.
|Subject||Fiction, Translated Fiction|
‘Charming…A Very Special Year reminds us of why books still matter and how they can transform our lives and build bridges between people and cultures.’
'I smell a book lovers’ dream beach read.’
‘A magical journey into the land of literature - captivating and moving.'
‘It's not true that booksellers look after books; they look after people. A Very Special Year is a declaration of love to the guardians of literature and book doctors all over the world - an absolute gem.'