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The Midnight Library

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD FOR FICTION
A BETWEEN THE COVERS AND GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

'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
  • 1786892731
  • 9781786892737
  • 1

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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 charming book -- DOLLY PARTON A wonderful story . . . Such a beautiful book to get lost in -- Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 A rare and welcome light of hope and wisdom in the darkness -- JOANNE HARRIS 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
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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. The audiobook is read by Carey Mulligan.

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

@matthaig1 | @mattzhaig | matthaig.com
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276,343 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
5 42% (116,939)
4 38% (105,064)
3 16% (43,697)
2 3% (8,703)
1 1% (1,940)
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