The Lost Letters of William Woolf
- Author Helen Cullen
- Narrator Helen Cullen
- Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
- Run Time 10 hours and 29 minutes
- Format Audio
- Genre Contemporary lifestyle fiction, Contemporary romance, Epistolary fiction, Family life fiction, Modern and contemporary fiction, Narrative theme: Interior life, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, Romance: wholesome.
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What to expect
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen Cullen, read by Helen Cullen and Rupert Penry Jones.
Lost letters have only one hope for survival . . .
Inside the Dead Letters Depot in East London, William Woolf is one of thirty letter detectives who spend their days solving mysteries: Missing postcodes, illegible handwriting, rain-smudged ink, lost address labels, torn packages, forgotten street names – they are all the culprits of missed birthdays, broken hearts, unheard confessions, pointless accusations, unpaid bills and unanswered prayers.
When William discovers letters addressed simplyto ‘My Great Love’ his work takes on new meaning. Written by a woman to a soulmate she hasn’t met yet, the missives stir William in ways he didn’t know were possible, and soon he begins to wonder: Could he be her great love?
William must follow the clues in Winter’s letters to solve his most important mystery yet: the human heart.
A novel [about] the complexities of our inner lives, and of the inner lives of others. Entertaining and enrichingThe National
A spellbinding novel. Compelling, lyrical and deeply movingCaroline Busher, bestselling author of The Ghosts of Magnificent Children
This debut novel enchants and captivates. William Woolf has what seems to be the best job in the world: he works at the Dead Letters Depot, where he dedicates his life to reuniting letters and parcels that do not have a proper address with their intended recipients. Honest yet lyrical, Cullen’s characters are drawn with sympathy. Lose yourself in the whimsyScotsman
A quirky, enjoyable novel about communication, relationships and loveWoman & Home
A novel to get lost in. Warm and funny and set in a world that is both recognisable and completely the talented Helen Cullen’s ownAll the Good Things
An effortlessly assured debut about how finding a lost letter and a twist of fate can make you question whether the love of your life is really meant for you after allRick O' Shea, RTE Broadcaster