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Before the coffee gets cold : a novel / Toshikazu Kawaguchi ; translated from the Japanese by Geoffrey Trousselot.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library F KAWAGUCH DEC 2020 39851001574111 New Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781335430991
  • ISBN: 1335430997
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario, Canada] : Hanover Square Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Japanese in 2015 as Coffee Ga Samenai Uchimi by Sunmark Publishing, Inc., Tokyo, Japan."--Title page verso.
"First published in 2019 in the United Kingsom by Picador ; This edition published in 2020."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
In a small back alley in Tokyo at a century-old coffee shop rumored to offer patrons the chance to travel back in time, four customers reevaluate their formative life choices.
In a small back alley of Tokyo, there is a café that has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. Local legend says that this shop offers coffee-- and the chance to travel back in time. Over the course of one summer, four customers visit the café in the hopes of making that journey. There are rules that must be followed. And the most important one: the trip can last only as long as it takes for the coffee to get cold. -- adapted from jacket
Language Note:
In English. Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Coffeehouses > Japan > Tokyo > Fiction.
Time travel > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
FICTION / Magical Realism.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary.
Interpersonal relations.
Time travel.
Japan > Tokyo.
Genre: Fiction.
Magic realist fiction.
Time-travel fiction.
Magic realist fiction.
Time-travel fiction.

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