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Publisher Description

'Set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is a rare novel. Telling the story of a young blind man’s journey through a world of auditory intensity, Jan-Philipp Sendker renews one’s faith in the possibility of real, pure love. I finished the book in tears'- SHAWNA YANG RYAN, author of Water Ghosts

'Magical'- Huffington Post

'Imbued with Eastern spirituality and fairy-tale romanticism'- Kirkus Reviews

'An epic narrative that requires a large box of tissues'- Publishers Weekly

When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be - until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago to a Burmese woman. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father’s past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable hardship, resilience and passion that will change her life for ever. A poignant and heart-warming love story, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats will reaffirm your belief in the resilience of the human heart.

Crime & Thrillers
March 7

Customer Reviews

Labro78 ,

An amazing love story!

This beautifully written story of the strength of love had me reading through teary eyes.

Rachyy247 ,


Amazing is an understatement! Had me in tears. Highly recommended! This is my favourite book ever! Truly magical and captivating. If i had to chose one book to read for the rest of my life it would be this book.

Niktaliz ,

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

This is one of the most beautifully written books i have ever read. It has moved me and changed my perspective on how i view the world and disability. It has taken away my fear. I will be reading it to my children. Highly recommended. If you read one book this year - make it this one!

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