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?
David Nicholls trained as an actor before making the switch to writing. His TV credits include the third series of Cold Feet, Rescue Me, and I Saw You, as well as a much-praised modern version of Much Ado About Nothing and an adaptation of Tess of the D'Urbervilles, both for BBC TV. David has continued to write for film and TV as well as writing novels, and he has twice been nominated for BAFTA awards.
David's bestselling first novel, STARTER FOR TEN, was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club in 2004, and David has written the screenplays for film versions of both STARTER FOR TEN (released in 2006, starring James McAvoy) and THE UNDERSTUDY (not yet released).
David Nicholls' third novel, ONE DAY, was published in hardback in 2009 to extraordinary critical acclaim, and stayed in the Sunday Times top ten bestseller list for ten weeks on publication. It has since gone on to sell over 2 million copies and has been translated into thirty-seven languages. ONE DAY won the 2010 Galaxy Book of the Year Award. David wrote the screenplay for Lone Scherfig's film adaptation starring Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway, which was released in 2010.
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23 Jul 2009
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Hodder & Stoughton
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