skip to content
The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker; Kevin Wiliarty
Publisher: New York : Other Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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 they have never heard of. 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  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Romance fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Love stories
Mystery fiction
Fiction in translation
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan-Philipp Sendker; Kevin Wiliarty
ISBN: 9781590514634 1590514637 9781590514641 1590514645
Language Note: Translated from the German. Translation of: Herzenhören.
OCLC Number: 724649157
Description: 325 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Herzenhören.
Responsibility: Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty.


For readers who enjoyed 'The Snow Child' and 'The Glass Palace' this is an intoxicating and lush love story, set in present-day New York and 1950s Burma.  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'A truly beautiful story that will captivate and thaw the coldest of hearts' - We Love This Book 'A magical tale to capture your imagination' - My Weekly 'Touching and affecting prose' - Read more...

User-contributed reviews


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(10)

User lists with this item (7)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.