THE INSPIRATIONAL CLASSIC FROM THE MASTER STORYTELLER WHOSE BOOKS HAVE TOUCHED THE HEARTS OF OVER 40 MILLION READERS
‘Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary’ Cecilia Ahern
To his mind, Eddie has lived an uninspiring life. Now an old man, his job is to fix rides at a seaside amusement park.
On his eighty-third birthday, Eddie’s time on earth comes to an end. When a cart falls from the fairground, he rushes to save a little girl’s life and tragically dies in the attempt. When Eddie awakens, he learns that the afterlife is not a destination, but a place where your existence is explained to you by five people – some of whom you knew, others who were ostensibly strangers.
One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, five individuals revisit their connections to Eddie on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his ‘meaningless’ life and revealing the haunting secret behind the eternal question: ‘Why was I here?’
WHAT READERS SAY ABOUT THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN
‘Breathtakingly beautiful. A story that will stay with you forever’
‘A beautiful and flawlessly choreographed book . . . No other book may ever compare’
‘One of my favourite books . . . Wonderful, inspirational, and heart-warming! To me, it is a MUST READ!
‘The book is beyond words . . . Well written, engaging, poignant’
‘This really is a wonderful book. You should read it’