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Before the Coffee Gets Cold: A Toshikazu Kawaguchi Book Set

By Toshikazu Kawaguchi
Before the Coffee Gets Cold: A Toshikazu Kawaguchi Book Set by Toshikazu Kawaguchi digital book - Fable

Publisher Description

What would you do if you could travel back in time? Discover the internationally bestselling novels of Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s Before the Coffee Gets Cold series, now a worldwide phenomenon and BookTok sensation, in this special new box set. Step inside Tokyo’s whimsical Café Funiculi Funicula and travel back in time with a cast of unforgettable characters, including:
  • Before the Coffee Gets Cold: estranged sisters, a newly pregnant customer, and the wife of a man with early onset Alzheimer’s
  • Tales from the Café: a detective with a gift, a son with regrets, and a man chasing “the one who got away”
  • Before Your Memory Fades: a comedian with big dreams, a grieving sister, and childhood lovers

For new and longtime fans alike, this boxed set is the perfect collection of heartwarming, uplifting tales that remind us we “don’t have to live burdened by regret” (New York Times). Translated from Japanese in the signature prose of Geoffrey Trousselot, each installment of this series brings new adventure that has captivated millions of readers around the world.
 

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“<strong>just okay </strong> i’ve heard so many good things about this book but i had a hard time finishing it. easy to read but not my favorite.”

About Toshikazu Kawaguchi

TOSHIKAZU KAWAGUCHI was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1971. He has produced, directed and written for the theatrical group Sonic Snail. As a playwright, his works include COUPLE, Sunset Song and family time. His play Before the Coffee Gets Cold won the grand prize at the Suginami Drama Festival. This is his debut as an author. Before the Coffee Gets Cold has become an international bestseller and has been adapted for the screen in Japan.

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