One Day (Paperback)David Nicholls (author)
With its epic sweep and stunning structural conceit, One Day fizzes with wit, deft characterisation and sheer storytelling brio. A novel capable of moving the reader from laughter to tears in the course of a single sentence.
Twenty years, two people, ONE DAY. The multi-million copy bestseller that captures the experiences of a generation.
'I can imagine you at forty,' she said, a hint of malice in her voice. 'I can picture it right now.'
He smiled without opening his eyes. 'Go on then.'
15th July 1988. Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways.
So where will they be on this one day next year?
And the year after that? And every year that follows?
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 317 g
Dimensions: 197 x 138 x 29 mm
'One Day is destined to be a modern classic.' - Daily Mirror
'Big, absorbing, smart, fantastically readable.' - Nick Hornby
'A wonderful, wonderful book.' - The Times
'I finished it last night and I'm still quite wobbly and affected by it. It was BRILLIANT. . . the jealousy nearly made me puke. I wish I'd written this book.' - Marian Keyes
'I couldn't think of anyone who wouldn't love this book.' - Simon Mayo Books Panel, BBC Radio Five Live
'An unputdownable romance for the 21st century.' - SHE
'A genuine tear-jerker as well as laugh-out-loud funny.' - Independent on Sunday Books of the Year 2009
'This perfectly executed novel is a reminder that reading can be the finest entertainment there is.' - Guardian
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