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Christine, very conscientiously, runs an employment agency where she takes a great interest in her clients, attempting to assist them in every way she can. She is also slightly obsessed with self-help books. She inadvertently stumbles across two young men bent on suicide. She feels confused about the first which encourages her to change her life. The second produces a challenge for, as she saves the young man, he agrees to give her two weeks to persuade him to live. Bouncing from one crisis to another we discover a little of Christine’s background and her attitude to life as she embraces the mission. What a clever writer Cecilia is for despite the sadness of the suicide theme this lovely novel succeeded in being warm, at times funny and eventually heart-lifting. A great read.
April 2014 Book of the Month.
An emotional, captivating and ultimately uplifting novel from this uniquely talented author She has just two weeks. Two weeks to teach him how to fall in love - with his own life. Adam Basil and Christine Rose are thrown together late one night, when Christine is crossing the Ha'penny Bridge in Dublin. Adam is there, poised, threatening to jump. Adam is desperate - but Christine makes a crazy deal with him. His 35th birthday is looming and she bets him that before then she can show him life is worth living . Despite her determination, Christine knows what a dangerous promise she's made. Against the ticking of the clock, the two of them embark on wild escapades, grand romantic gestures and some unlikely late-night outings. Slowly, Christine thinks Adam is starting to fall back in love with his life. But is that all that's happening...? A novel to make you laugh, cry and appreciate life, this is Cecelia Ahern at her thoughtful and surprising best.
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.
Praise for Cecelia Ahern:
'Brilliantly vivid characters and a story to fall in love with; one of our favourite Cecelia Ahern novels yet'
'A life affirming read ... a heart-warming romance'
'A great life-affirming read that wisecracks its way from dark to light'
'A tender, funny and romantic drama with a dash of darkness and desperation'
'Laced with dry wit that keeps the characters real and likeable, this is another poignant, romantic and very readable tale'
'Written with Ahern's trademark humour and light touch, this Dublin-set romance is an enjoyable, easy read'
Publication date: 10/04/2014
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||10th April 2014|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, Reader Reviewed Books, eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Cecelia Ahern was our Guest Editor in October 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a degree in journalism and media studies. PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debuts of recent years and a number 1 bestseller. Her other bestselling novels are Where Rainbows End, If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks for the Memories, The Gift, The Book of Tomorrow and The Time of My Life. PS, I Love You ...More About Cecelia Ahern