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The Midnight Library : The No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and worldwide phenomenon

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THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON
READERS' MOST LOVED BOOK OF 2021
WINNER OF THE GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD FOR FICTION

'BEAUTIFUL' Jodi Picoult, 'UPLIFTING' i, 'BRILLIANT' Daily Mail, 'AMAZING' Joanna Cannon, 'ABSORBING' New York Times, 'THOUGHT-PROVOKING' Independent

Nora's life has been going from bad to worse. Then at the stroke of midnight on her last day on earth she finds herself transported to a library. There she is given the chance to undo her regrets and try out each of the other lives she might have lived. Which raises the ultimate question: with infinite choices, what is the best way to live?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 224g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • No
  • 9781786892737
  • 11

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A beguiling read, filled with warmth and humour, and a vibrant celebration of the power of books to change lives Sunday Times
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A beguiling read, filled with warmth and humour, and a vibrant celebration of the power of books to change lives * * Sunday Times * * A beautiful fable, an It's a Wonderful Life for the modern age - impossibly timely when we are all stuck in a world we wish could be different -- JODI PICOULT A celebration of life's possibilities . . . A beautiful concept . . . Charming * * Guardian * * A rare and welcome light of hope and wisdom in the darkness -- JOANNE HARRIS A wonderful story . . . Such a beautiful book to get lost in -- Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 I can't describe how much his work means to me. So necessary . . . The king of empathy -- JAMEELA JAMIL Warm and humorous * * The Times * * A brilliant premise and great fun to have so many stories within one book * * Daily Mail * * Amazing and utterly beautiful, The Midnight Library is everything you'd expect from the genius storyteller who is Matt Haig -- JOANNA CANNON Absorbing . . . A vision of limitless possibility, of new roads taken, of new lives lived, of a whole different world available to us somehow, somewhere, might be exactly what's wanted in these troubled and troubling times * * New York Times * *
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About Matt Haig

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive, Notes on a Nervous Planet and seven highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How to Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. The Midnight Library was an instant bestseller and a BBC Two Between the Covers Book Club pick and was winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction 2020. It has become a worldwide phenomenon and multi-million copy bestseller. The audiobook is read by Carey Mulligan.

Haig also writes award-winning books for children, including A Boy Called Christmas, which has been made into a feature film with an all-star cast. He has sold more than three million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over fifty languages.

@matthaig1 | @mattzhaig | matthaig.com
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774,734 ratings
4.07 out of 5 stars
5 38% (292,402)
4 38% (296,120)
3 19% (145,321)
2 4% (33,398)
1 1% (7,493)
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