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Text offers readers a money-back guarantee, and booksellers unlimited reading copies

Text is offering a love-it-or-your-money-back guarantee on Robert Hillman’s moving literary/commercial crossover The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted. Drawing comparisons with The Book Thief and Jasper Jones for its accessibility and emotional pull, the novel tells the story of Tom, a lonely Australian farmer, and Hannah, a passionate Hungarian bookseller, in rural Australia in 1968. To claim the money-back offer, customers need to send Text their proof of purchase and the form in the back of the book. Text is also offering booksellers unlimited reading copies so the whole team can handsell this gem of a book. To request reading copies, email


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