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The Book of Dreams - Nina George

The Book of Dreams

Paperback Published: 9th April 2019
ISBN: 9781471182976
Number Of Pages: 400

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A heartwarming and magical tale about the distance one man will travel for the sake of love, from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop

Henri Skinner is on his way to meet his teenage son, Sam, for the first time when he is hit by a car after rescuing a child from drowning. He is rushed to a nearby hospital where he floats, comatose, between dreams about his childhood and the secrets that have kept him from his son. Sam reads about it in the newspaper – his father is a hero, now in a coma in hospital.

After the accident, Sam waits by Henri’s bedside every day. Due to a condition called synaesthesia, Sam can sense things the doctors can’t – he can see the colours of his father’s thoughts and dreams. At the hospital he also meets Eddie Tomlin, a woman forced to confront her love for Henri after all these years, and twelve-year old Madelyn Zeidler, another coma patient and the sole survivor of a traffic accident that killed her family.

The Book of Dreams is a beautiful, bittersweet story about what love means: the exquisite stirrings of first love, the love between fathers and sons, friendship and family, life, death – and making peace with the past in order to find a future.

About the Author

Nina George is the author of the bestselling international phenomenon, The Little Paris Bookshop, which has been translated into more than 28 languages, The Little Breton Bistro and numerous other books that have been published around the world. She also works as a journalist and an advocate for writer and women’s rights. She lives with her husband in Berlin and Brittany, France.

Industry Reviews

"A poignant story about longing, nostalgia, and the pain of missed opportunities"
Kirkus Reviews

"An empathetic and emotionally stunning novel ... this deep dive into some of life's most haunting questions will appeal to fans of Isabel Allende"

"Captivating... This exploration of unfinished relationships has a haunting, evocative quality, and is a perfect, conversation-starting selection for book groups"
Publishers Weekly

ISBN: 9781471182976
ISBN-10: 1471182975
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 9th April 2019
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.5  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.53

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