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Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, and Geoffrey Trousselot

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By Toshikazu Kawaguchi, and and, Geoffrey Trousselot

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A beautiful, moving story about a small Japanese cafe that offers its visitors the chance to travel back in time, to find an answer to the question: what would you do if you could go back? For fans of The Guest Cat and If Cats Disappeared from the World.


05 Aug 2021

A beautifully written treasure of a book which touches your soul. It combines the tantalising prospect of time travel with some very clever and moving twists. I was hooked from start to finish and felt myself becoming intertwined with the characters who thread through the four linked chapters. I could picture myself with them in the little basement cafe at every turn - holding my breath with them, hoping with them, marvelling at their courage and celebrating their awakenings. Stunning!!

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