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The Book of Dreams

The Book of Dreams
  

The next novel from Nina George, author of the blockbuster bestsellers The Little Paris Bookshop and The Little French Bistro, about the spaces between lives and realities and loves both lost and coming home When Henri ends up in a coma after rescuing a young girl from the Thames... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781984845177
Barcode 9781984845177
Published 9 April 2019 by Random House
Format Audio CD/Audio
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Author(s) By George, Nina
Read by West, Steve
Read by Knowelden, Elizabeth
Read by Tin-Bradbury, Xalvador
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ISBN-13 9781984845177
ISBN-10 1984845179
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication Date 9 April 2019
Publication Country
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By George, Nina
Read by West, Steve
Read by Knowelden, Elizabeth
Read by Tin-Bradbury, Xalvador
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Modern Fiction
Romantic Fiction
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 152mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 249g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The next novel from Nina George, author of the blockbuster bestsellers The Little Paris Bookshop and The Little French Bistro, about the spaces between lives and realities and loves both lost and coming home When Henri ends up in a coma after rescuing a young girl from the Thames, his ex-girlfriend, Eddie, discovers that she is listed as Henri's next-of-kin in his living will. While Henri lies in a hospital bed, he fitfully revisits the boyhood he spent with his beloved grandfather, who fed him a steady diet of Breton fish and fairy tales. Meanwhile, Sam, Henri's sensitive teenage son with whom Henri never had a relationship--Henri was in love with his mother, but too afraid of love to make the relationship work--has never seen his father alive, other than in Henri's reportages or the video of him heroically saving a girl from drowning. Yet, Sam has a more profound connection with his father than most children of his age. Sam and Eddie, each previously unaware of the other, slowly begin to carve out an unexpected and powerful friendship. But when Sam is on his way to meet his father for the first time, tragedy strikes. Full of rich, captivating characters, and in placing the serious questions of life and death alongside a wonderful and engrossing story, The Book of Dreams asks with grace and gravitas what we will truly find meaningful in our lives after we are gone.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Advance praise for The Book of Dreams An effective exploration of connections that transcend physical boundaries.... a poignant story about longing, nostalgia, and the pain of missed opportunities. --Kirkus Reviews

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Author's Bio

NINA GEORGE is the author of the bestselling international phenomenon The Little Paris Bookshop, as well as numerous other books that have been published around the world. She also works as a journalist, writer, and advocate for women's rights. She lives with her husband in Berlin and Brittany, France.

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