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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (907 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Emily St. John Mandel Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this stirring debut novel, Emily St. John Mandel crafts a story of love and obsession. Lilia Albert can’t remember many details from her childhood—she just knows she was always on the move. As an adult, she travels compulsively, leaving behind friends and lovers all over the world. But when one man refuses to let go and follows her to Montreal, Lilia is forced to come to grips with a past filled with more questions than answers. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “What carries the tale are the finely wrought characterizations of Eli and Lilia and, unexpectedly, Christopher, the detective, who becomes an essential cog in the expanding machinery of Mandel’s plot—yet the book remains far from a whodunit. What we’re made to ponder is the mystery of human connection: how it is born, how it fades and dies and revives, how love defines us or leaves us undone.”

    Globe and Mail (Toronto)

  • “Mandel tells an utterly absorbing story, pulling readers down the rabbit hole and keeping them racing through its long, strange warrens. The writing is vibrant, and Lilia is a haunting character…Last Night in Montreal is an exciting debut: a thriller, a love story, and a quiet ballad about life’s fleeting connections.”

    Quill & Quire (Canada)

  • “Mandel has an impressive command of the language of longing…The pages fly, and the final period leaves a palpable sense of loss.”


  • “Beautiful, complicated…Mandel’s exquisite use of language and pacing mean that every last word counts, up to the very last sentence.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “This taut, gripping debut novel explores the lives of four people who are forever changed when a father takes his seven-year-old daughter from his estranged ex-wife…The lost souls in this elegantly compelling novel are ciphers to themselves as much as they are to others, and they will stay in readers’ minds long after the final page is turned.”


  • Selected for the June 2009 Indie Next List

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Stephanie | 2/14/2014

    " The characters in this book were very different than I am, so I didn't really relate to them. But I certainly found them well-written and interesting. The ending was at once depressing and satisfying. Worth reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jessica | 1/31/2014

    " I can't believe I forgot to add this book until now! Emily's prose and story are just so gripping and atmospheric- I would have to emotionally prepare myself to enter her universe each time I sat down to read it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sara | 1/23/2014

    " Entirely unexpected in so many ways and in the best possible ways. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Francesca | 1/22/2014

    " A very unique read...absorbing, arresting, amazing! "

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