Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Rating 3.9
6h 52min
Before the Coffee Gets Cold
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Description of the book

The million-copy bestselling series about a small Japanese cafe that offers its visitors the chance to travel back in time.

Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s moving Before the Coffee Gets Cold, translated from Japanese by Geoffrey Trousselot, explores the age-old question: what would you do if you could travel back in time? More importantly, who would you want to meet, maybe for one last time?

In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a cafe which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time.

In Before the Coffee Gets Cold, we meet four visitors, each of whom is hoping to make use of the cafe’s time-travelling offer, in order to: confront the man who left them, receive a letter from their husband whose memory has been taken by Alzheimer's, see their sister one last time, and meet the daughter they never got the chance to know.

But the journey into the past does not come without risks: customers must sit in a particular seat, they cannot leave the cafe, and finally, they must return to the present before the coffee gets cold . . .

Continue the beautiful storytelling with Tales from the Cafe, Before Your Memory Fades, and Before We Say Goodbye.

Narrator::

Translator(s)::

Geoffrey Trousselot

Format::

Length Audiobook:

6h 52min

Language::

English

Published::

19/09/2019

Publisher Audiobook::

Pan Macmillan

ISBN Audiobook::

9781529029604

What others think

Reviews of Before the Coffee Gets Cold

The book is so profound, touching , it’s probably the best book i’ve listen to in the past year.

Tanya

I want to listen but the narrator sounds like she has a mouth full of saliva. Its one of those wet voices where you know person needs to swallow before they speak again. Cannot stand that.

Paula

It was an amazing book , very well written and full of emotions

Johana