One Day by David Nicholls

One Day

David Nicholls
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  • ISBN
    9780340896969 / 0340896965
  • Title One Day
  • Author David Nicholls
  • Category Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)
  • Format
  • Year 2009
  • Pages 448
  • Publisher
    Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Imprint Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 141mm x 39mm x 221mm


ONE DAY is a funny, poignant novel that brilliantly captures the experiences of a generation, from the bestselling author of STARTER FOR TEN.

Publisher Description

'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?

'A comic genius' — Maria Beaumont on David Nicholls 20050211 'Funniest book of the year' — Marie Claire on THE UNDERSTUDY 20060101 'A zippy comedy with laugh-out-loud lines, grounded on a solid plot and first-rate dialogue...irresistible' — Daily Mail on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050408 'Darkly funny and oddly romantic.' — More on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050501 'I laughed a lot' — Jeremy Paxman on STARTER FOR TEN 20050501 '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 20050501 'An unusual mix of cynicism and romance - no slush, just lots of laughs!' — Company on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050505 'Bitterly funny' — Observer on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050508 'Hugely entertaining with a high ratio of chuckles and snorts per chapter.' — Good Book Guide on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050405 'Brilliant... we would recommend it to anyone' — Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan on STARTER FOR TEN 20050405 'I adored THE UNDERSTUDY. It's a fantastic comedy ... delightfully written.' — New Woman on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050401 'A funky, less-fluffy-than-funny rom com.' — Metro on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050414 'Deeply funny, with brilliant dialogue.' — Good Housekeeping on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050401 'Sweet and funny.' — Eve on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050505 Book of the Month — Red on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050501 'Highly enjoyable ... both knowing and charming.' — Mirror Ticket on THE UNDERSTUDY 20050325

Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2010.
Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: Galaxy Book of the Year 2010.
Shortlisted for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2010.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2010.

Author Biography

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“. He was co-writer for the film adaptation of Simpatico”, which starred Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges and Sharon Stone. 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 also wrote a modern version of Much Ado About Nothing" for BBC TV, which was one of the successes of a Shakespeare season screened in 2005.

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