By David Nicholls
ONE DAY is the multi-million copy bestselling novel that brilliantly captures the experiences of a generation.
'ONE DAY is destined to be a modern classic' - Daily Mirror
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?
Galaxy Book Award-winner (ONE DAY), Richard & Judy bestseller (STARTER FOR TEN), BAFTA Award nominee (GREAT EXPECTATIONS) and now Man Booker Longlisted (US) author David Nicholls trained as an actor before making the switch to writing.
As well as his multimillion-copy bestselling novels STARTER FOR TEN, THE UNDERSTUDY and ONE DAY, David is a scriptwriter whose credits include the TV series Cold Feet, Rescue Me, I Saw You, the TV movies The 7:39 and Aftersun, and screenplays for Far From the Madding Crowd, Great Expectations, Tess of the D'Urbervilles and When Did You Last See Your Father?
He has also written the screenplays for the film adaptations of his own novels, STARTER FOR TEN (2006) which starred James McAvoy, ONE DAY (2010), starring Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway, and the forthcoming THE UNDERSTUDY (release TBC).
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04 Feb 2010
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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