10th Anniversary Edition
By David Nicholls
ONE DAY is the multi-million copy bestselling novel that brilliantly captures the experiences of a generation.
'This perfectly executed novel is a reminder that reading can be the finest entertainment there is' Guardian
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?
David Nicholls is the bestselling author of US, ONE DAY, STARTER FOR TEN and THE UNDERSTUDY. His novels have sold over 8 million copies worldwide and are published in forty languages. David's fifth novel, SWEET SORROW, will be published by Hodder in July 2019.
David trained as an actor before making the switch to writing. He is an award-winning screenwriter, with TV credits including the third series of Cold Feet, a much-praised modern version of Much Ado About Nothing, The 7.39 and an adaptation of Tess of the D'Urbervilles. David wrote the screenplays for Great Expectations (2012) and Far from the Madding Crowd (2015, starring Carey Mulligan). He has twice been BAFTA nominated and his recent adaptation of Patrick Melrose from the novels by Edward St Aubyn won him an Emmy nomination.
His bestselling first novel, STARTER FOR TEN, was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club in 2004, and in 2006 David went on to write the screenplay of the film version.
His third novel, ONE DAY, was published in 2009 to extraordinary critical acclaim, and stayed in the Sunday Times top ten bestseller list for ten weeks on publication. ONE DAY won the 2010 Galaxy Book of the Year Award.
David's fourth novel, US, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014 and was another no. 1 Sunday Times bestseller. In 2014, he was named Author of the Year at the National Book Awards.
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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