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Diamond review  A MODERN CLASSIC!

Advantages: CAPTIVATING PROSE!
Disadvantages: NONE FOR ME!

INTRODUCTION With many thanks to Carol (Rosebud2001) for reviewing this book - her wonderful account of this story prompted me to purchase. I read it over the course of a week and found it incredibly difficult to put down! SYNOPSIS Following t ...

dawnymarie 08.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of One Day - David Nicholls

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Carpe Diem

Advantages: Beautifully written with believable and evocative characterisations and conversations
Disadvantages: Absolutely none

When I went on holiday last month I was in need of a book to read. My sister wanted my copy of The Help and suggested I read One Day by David Nicholls. The author's name was unfamiliar to me until she said he had written Starter for Ten - a book I h ...

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So good, I can't really sum it up in one sentence….

Advantages: Believable characters, great observational writing, not predictable, funny yet moving
Disadvantages: Some sad parts at times

You know how sometimes, when you read a good book, you feel like giving up on reading because you'll never find a book that will touch you in the same way again? Well, ok that's a little dramatic, but that's basically how I felt about this book. I had rec ...

Gingerkitty 01.08.2012 · Read full review
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Never mind One Day, read it TODAY!

Advantages: Excellent characterisation, really engaging and interesting, great story
Disadvantages: None, for me!

One Day is one of those books that just suddenly seems to be everywhere! I’d already read a couple of David Nicholls’ books including Starter for Ten and The Understudy, so I picked this up with middling expectations. His previous novels had been interest ...

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What were you doing on this very day this time last year?

Advantages: Interesting plot, original writing style
Disadvantages: It can take a while for the plot to suck you in

I hadn’t heard of this book until the end of last year when I heard that there was being a film adaptation made. I wanted to see the film but if a film is based around a novel I always try to read the novel first because I hate reading a book already kno ...

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