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Matt Haig (1) (1975–)

Autor(a) de The Midnight Library

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About the Author

Matt Haig was born on July 3, 1975 in Sheffield. He attended the University of Hull where he studied English and History. He has since become a British novelist and journalist. He has authored both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. His non-fiction title "Reasons to Stay Alive" became mostrar mais a Sunday Times bestseller. His bestselling children's novel, A Boy Called Christmas is now being adapted for film. His other works include: The Last Family in England, The Dead Fathers Club, Shadow Forest, The Possession of Mr. Cave, How to Stop Time and Runaway Troll. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Matt Haig

The Midnight Library (2020) 9,959 exemplares
How to Stop Time (2017) 2,715 exemplares
The Humans (2013) 2,373 exemplares
Reasons to Stay Alive (2015) 1,383 exemplares
The Radleys (2010) 1,124 exemplares
Notes on a Nervous Planet (2018) — Narrador, algumas edições763 exemplares
The Dead Fathers Club (2006) 751 exemplares
The Comfort Book (2021) 613 exemplares
A Boy Called Christmas (2015) 548 exemplares
The Last Family in England (2004) 392 exemplares
The Girl Who Saved Christmas (2016) 292 exemplares
The Possession of Mr. Cave (2008) 188 exemplares
Father Christmas and Me (2017) 136 exemplares
To Be A Cat (2012) 115 exemplares
The Truth Pixie (2018) 89 exemplares
Echo Boy (2014) 80 exemplares
Evie and the Animals (2019) 52 exemplares
A Mouse Called Miika (2021) 46 exemplares
Humans: An A-Z (2014) 30 exemplares
The Truth Pixie Goes to School (2019) 28 exemplares
Evie in the Jungle (2020) 25 exemplares
The Life Impossible (2024) 15 exemplares
A Boy Called Christmas [2021 film] — Autor — 4 exemplares
Insanlar (2015) 4 exemplares
The Ghost Walk (2012) 4 exemplares
Tales of Connection 2 exemplares
Yasama Tutunmak Icin Nedenler (2015) 2 exemplares
Jultomten och jag (2018) 1 exemplar
Julen är räddad (2017) 1 exemplar
Jakten på julen (2021) 1 exemplar
The Lost Prince 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Haunted: Ghost Stories to Chill Your Blood (2011) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



I was pretty underwhelmed by this book. The synopsis was right up my alley, but I found myself skimming through a lot of it. The ending seemed kind of predictable, as well.
aew13 | 432 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2024 |
I might have enjoyed this story more had I read Reasons to Stay Alive. As it was, the sequential exploration of different lives that Nora Seed (the main character) sampled while existing in a liminal space was clunky and unsatisfying.

For my enjoyment, I disliked that Haig dropped his suicidal, unhappy character, smack dab as she was when she tried to commit suicide, into these alternate realities. She was able to choose different choice of 'what ifs' from her past life events. Of course she'd flounder around and not fit in or have a clue how that life had developed.

The book's narrative journey went from life to life until the not-so-surprising ending. The dénouement was sparse on details and would have been a more positive story about Nora's life had the story shown promise that she was going to meet the person she was so happy about in one of her last journeys.
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SandyAMcPherson | 432 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2024 |
BooksInMirror | 28 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
I really enjoyed it--very uplifting, even while reminding us of all of our human faults. I do love a happy ending (is that a spoiler??)!
asendor | 146 outras críticas | Feb 15, 2024 |



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