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The Midnight Library

Matt Haig

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Canongate
01 September 2020
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Time Travel
Between life and death there is a library.

When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change.

The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work out her perfect life. But things aren't always what she imagined they'd be, and soon her choices place the library and herself in extreme danger.

Before time runs out, she must answer the ultimate question: what is the best way to live?
By:   Matt Haig
Imprint:   Canongate
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Export/Airside - Export/Airside/Ireland
Dimensions:   Height: 214mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   338g
ISBN:   9781786892720
ISBN 10:   1786892723
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   01 September 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes on a Nervous Planet and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How to Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. He has also written many books for children and has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages. @matthaig1 | matthaig.com

Reviews for The Midnight Library

Love this man's books -- JODI PICOULT A modern-day parable . . . [exploring] regret, pain and the richness of the ordinary things in life. It is a captivating story and an uplifting antidote to the cult of self-improvement: a manifesto for true self-acceptance * * i * * Just beautiful -- FEARNE COTTON Amazing and utterly beautiful, The Midnight Library is everything you'd expect from the genius storyteller who is Matt Haig -- JOANNA CANNON A wonderful story . . . Such a beautiful book to get lost in -- Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 A brilliant premise and great fun to have so many stories within one book * * Daily Mail * * 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 An uplifting, poignant novel about regret, hope and second chances -- DAVID NICHOLLS 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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