About this title:
'I can imagine you at forty,' she said, with 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?
Twenty years, two people, ONE DAY. From the author of the massive bestseller STARTER FOR TEN.
A totally brilliant book about the heartbreaking gap between the way we were and the way we are...the best weird love story since THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE. Every reader will fall in love with it. And every writer will wish they had written it. ( Tony Parsons)
The funniest, loveliest book I've read in ages. Most of all it is horribly, cringingly, absolutely 100% honest and true to life: I lived every page. ( Jenny Colgan)
The ultimate zeitgeist love story for anyone who ever wanted someone they couldn't have ( Adele Parks)
A comic genius ( Maria Beaumont on David Nicholls)
Brilliant... we would recommend it to anyone ( Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan on STARTER FOR TEN)
I laughed a lot ( Jeremy Paxman on STARTER FOR TEN)
Funniest book of the year ( Marie Claire on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Moving, wickedly observed, warm, uplifting and above all blindingly funny, STARTER FOR TEN hits the spot time after time. Read this book ( Jack on STARTER FOR TEN)
A zippy comedy with laugh-out-loud lines, grounded on a solid plot and first-rate dialogue...irresistible ( Daily Mail on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Darkly funny and oddly romantic. ( More on THE UNDERSTUDY)
An unusual mix of cynicism and romance - no slush, just lots of laughs! ( Company on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Bitterly funny ( Observer on THE UNDERSTUDY)
I adored THE UNDERSTUDY. It's a fantastic comedy ... delightfully written. ( New Woman on THE UNDERSTUDY)
A funky, less-fluffy-than-funny rom com. ( Metro on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Deeply funny, with brilliant dialogue. ( Good Housekeeping on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Sweet and funny. ( Eve on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Book of the Month ( Red on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Highly enjoyable ... both knowing and charming. ( Mirror Ticket on THE UNDERSTUDY)
Perfection! Made me laugh, cry and marvel over Nicholls' brilliantly crafted novel ( Canberra Times)
Superb...from the author of the massive bestseller STARTER FOR TEN ( Manly Daily)
Bitter-sweet ( Herald Sun, Australia)
I found it totally gripping. The characters are complex, the locations familiar. I don't want to give away the ending but everyone who reads it agrees how powerful it is. ( Ed Miliband The New Statesman)
ONE DAY is a funny, poignant novel that brilliantly captures the experiences of a generation, from the bestselling author of STARTER FOR TEN.
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