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The Break

Written by: Marian Keyes
Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, The Break is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.

©2017 Marian Keyes (P)2017 W. F. Howes Ltd

What the critics say

"A born storyteller." ( Independent on Sunday)
When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think; Keyes is in a class of her own." ( Daily Express)

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Not my favorite Marian Keyes<br />

A bit dreary for Ms. Keyes - not many laugh-till-you-cry moments. The narrator's attempts at male voices was quite cringe-worthy.

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Story and Performance excellent

I love this author and her latest book is no exception. the narrator also does a great job and was a pleasure to listen to.

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Thoroughly entertaining

I forgot just how entertaining a storyteller Marian Keyes is. When a book can make you laugh out loud or bring a tear to your eyes, it really is time well spent and it was.

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  • Brenda
  • 2019-06-08

Simply Perfect

I never imagined it would be possible to put down in words, the Exact description of human emotions. The tragic rollercoaster ride that heartbreak brings. But here, Marian has done it. Perfectly. Like only she could.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-05-06

Slow to start, but really enjoyed it

I found the audio book slow ro start and get into but then I was hooked. I really enjoyed how the plot played out.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-03-07

Good understanding of relationships.

an entertaining slice of life story which explores the complexities of marriage breakdown and weather Restoration is possible.

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  • Kathryn Price
  • 2019-02-02

Fabulous Light Story

Another great read from Marian Keyes with the perfect mix of humour, romance and family themes.

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  • Vanessa
  • 2018-09-15

Great book!

Enjoyed it - although the ending could have had more to it. Still a great read.

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  • Nonkululeko
  • 2018-08-23

A story of life, Love, hurt and healing -authentic

The story was wonderfully believable. The characters were real and very relatable. While I enjoyed the Book, I found it slow and longer than was necessary.

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  • Shannon RaeMaj
  • 2018-02-16

Loved it!

Love Marian Keyes and her books! Always so entertaining- her characters are so full and funny and real - especially the women - all that gerbil ball racing in their heads! Love it! Thanks again for another great book!

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  • Patricia Quinn
  • 2018-02-04

So enjoyable!

I thoroughly enjoyed The Break. It is a great story, so full of many aspects of life, and made me laugh and cry. It was very well read by Aoife.

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  • Dave
  • 2018-01-24

Nothing really happened

Narrator was excellent as usual. The story was ok and end was predictable. Wouldn't read again.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2017-12-14

Not her best

A very long drawn out story thought the story could have been half the length that it was