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  • By: Emma Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Emma Kennedy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (187 ratings)

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The Things We Left Unsaid

By: Emma Kennedy
Narrated by: Emma Kennedy
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Summary

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Rachel’s relationship with her mother, Eleanor, has always been far from perfect. Eleanor is a renowned artist born from the swinging '60s, and Rachel has forever lived in the shadow of her success. 

When Rachel is left by her fiancé on the morning of their wedding she has no choice but to move back into her family home and spend an unbearably hot summer with a mother she feels distant from - in the presence of many painful memories. 

It will take another turn of events before Rachel realises that sometimes the past holds exactly the comfort we need. And that behind the words left unsaid are untold stories that have the power to define us. 

Imbued with warmth and full of characters who will steal your heart, The Things We Left Unsaid is a radiant novel in which past and present collide with life-affirming consequences.

©2019 Emma Kennedy (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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 "A beautiful novel.... So tender and thoughtful. I loved it." (Marian Keyes)

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Love Love Loved this book .....

.....almost as much as I love Emma Kennedy! My favourite audiobook of all time is 'The tent, the bucket and me' which I have listened to on numerous occasions over the years so I was a bit wary of listening to a novel by Emma but I loved it! I loved the characters and Emma's ability to voice the different characters with such individuality and dry wit makes listening to her such a joy, its a bitter sweet story with a happily satisfying conclusion and I can't wait for Emma's next book because I feel a bit lost now that I've finished it, amazing audiobook, can't recommend it enough.

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Wonderful

I was hooked from the first chapter. Absolutely loved it and the narrator/writer did a fantastic job.

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thoroughly enjoyed, beautifully read

loved the way the story was from mother & daughter perspective and invested to reach the end
another brilliant Emma Kennedy novel,but with such emotion as opposed to comedy

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A great book

Emma Kennedy's narration made it for me. By the end of the book I really felt like I knew the characters and I missed them when it came to an end. There were times when I laughed out loud and others when I cried. A thoroughly enjoyable book that I would definitely recommend.

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blooming wonderful!!!! Please write another!

I have loved all your audio books, excellent reading voice acting =) thank you Emma!

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Awful, tedious, boring story with dull pretentious characters. And the narration is just terrible!!

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A beautiful, engaging story

I bought this book for the title; I’ve never read anything by Emma Kennedy. I am so glad I have. An engaging story spanning many years, read beautifully by the author.

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I loved this book! More please!

I was so happy to find that Emma had written and narrated another book. I am hooked on her books and lives this from start to finish.

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Wonderful, endearing characters

I really enjoyed listening to this book. The characters were so plausible and hooked me into it. Wonderful and endearing characters. I loved the playfulness of Jake and the relationships between people. One big family.