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Tales from the Cafe

By Toshikazu Kawaguchi
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From the author of the international bestseller Before the Coffee Gets Cold, this book follows four new customers who hope to travel back in time in a little Japanese café.

In a back alley in 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 something else besides coffee—the chance to travel back in time.

With faces both familiar and new, Tales from the Cafe follows the story of four patrons who visit to take advantage of café Funiculi Funicula's time-traveling offer and revisit moments with family, friends and lovers. Each one must face up to the past to move on with their lives.

Kawaguchi's wistful and heartwarming new novel once again invites the reader to ask themselves, "What would you do if you could travel back in time?"

Meet more wonderful characters in the next captivating novel in the Before the Coffee Gets Cold series, Before We Say Goodbye!

Read the rest of the Before the Coffee Gets Cold series: 
  • Before the Coffee Gets Cold
  • Before Your Memory Fades

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3.5
Slightly Smiling Face“Akhirnya dapet juga loan buku ini walaupun bacanya jadi gak berurutan karena jadi Book 1, Book 3, lalu baru ke Book 2. But somehow Book 1 dan Book 3 ini jadinya malah lebih nyambung apalagi bacanya beurutan. Buku keduanya ini melanjutkan kisah bbrp tahun setelah Book 1 jadi mengisi bagian kosong tp tidak mengganggu alur sih, krn easter egg di book 1 justru dibahas lagi di Book 3. Tp disini kita jadi tahu asal usul ‘wanita’ yg menempati kursi ajaib itu. Ceritanya masih heartwarming but somehow aku masih mendalami dan jleb cerita buku pertama dan ketiga. Dari ketiga series , buku kedua yang paling biasa menurutku.”
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Believable charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingSuspensefulImmersive settingComing of ageThought-provoking

About Toshikazu Kawaguchi

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

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