The Midnight Library

Author(s): Matt Haig

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Between life and death there is a library.

When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change.

The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work out her perfect life. But things aren't always what she imagined they'd be, and soon her choices place the library and herself in extreme danger. Before time runs out, she must answer the ultimate question: what is the best way to live?

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I really enjoyed this. Especially appreciated the reflections on Esther’s fig tree (in The Bell Jar) and the central themes of regret and learning to choose kindness. 


General Fields

  • : 9781786892720
  • : Canongate Books
  • : Canongate Books
  • : August 2020
  • : ---length:- '21.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Matt Haig
  • : Paperback
  • : 2009
  • : en
  • : 823.92