The Five People You Meet In Heaven

The Five People You Meet In Heaven

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 02/09/2004
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Synopsis

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'

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780751536829
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 216g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 17 mm

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The Five People You Meet In Heaven
no words
I feel like words can't do this book justice, i loved it! read it all in one night (which was lucky, nobody could see how ugly the tears had made me) and a... READ MORE
KayeB
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Magda's review
Eddie is my favourite character and seemes to be close to me. Thanks to him I could meditate about some concepts of my life and make some changes... READ MORE
magda Czatrowska
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
It is heart warming and heartbreaking. It made me really question what I believe about life after death. I wouldn't recommend it to someone with very set ... READ MORE
Chloe
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Favourite book
As well as having a fabulous story line and characters, this book teaches a lot of meaningful lessons that will stay with you after reading the book. I can... READ MORE
Laurette
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Fabulous
I devoured this book within hours, it was completely un-put-down-able! I have no words for how fantastic it was, but you will definitely need some tissues!... READ MORE
MathsNerd3125
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Lovely
Recommended by lots of friends. Simply a lovely book.
Fiona Sharp
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Excellent little read
Great book, simply written - some stories don't need complex sentences and complicated lexicon. I would recommend to anyone who wants a nice little book to... READ MORE
Excellent little read
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Thought Provoking
This was the first Mitch Albom book I've read. I absolutely love his style of wring - so simple, yet deep and thought provoking. I raced through this novel... READ MORE
KirstyW
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
I loved this book. Easy to read yet poweful. It makes you think about how lives are mapped out regardless. Fantastic ending. Recommended.
Caroline Major
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
not worth the money!
Sorry guys but having been promised tears, insight and profound changes in perspective I was looking forward to this book - even if it is on the slim side.... READ MORE
lnc
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
A wonderful book, I would recommend this to anyone. Its also a nice book to read if you are recently bereaved. It is not in anyway religious, but has some ... READ MORE
Pimbles
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Was so disappointed with this after all the good write ups. Got half way through the fourth person and just could not go further. Such a great, original id... READ MORE
John Mellor
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
I wouldn't go as far as saying that the book is terrible, but it is a bit of a let down. The concept is wonderful and original. The writing is where it fal... READ MORE
Tom Milnthorpe
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
I have to say THE most beautiful book I have read my whole life. I have read it more than once and take such comfort from its ideas. At one point I cried s... READ MORE
Clare Roberts
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
I loved this book, i picked it up as something to read in class one period and couldn't put it down. Albom keeps you reading by keeping the truth til the e... READ MORE
Alexandra Young
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Amazing book.Easy to read and give you a lot to wonder about the 'after life'I couldn't put it down.
Jenny Carter
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Glad I read this
I wouldn't say this is a high level look at theology nor does it attempt to be. It harbours on the sentimental and appeals to the readers sense of mortalit... READ MORE
DannyD
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
A Lovely Book to Read
This was quite different but a lovely book to read, which really makes you think of life and the people in your life.
Milton of Campsie  Annie
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Excellent thought provoking novel!
If you want something to read that will allow you to question your choices and moral decisions in life - this is the book! What a fascinating read. Excelle... READ MORE
Naomi Taylor
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
First Book ive read in full
Amazing, I couldn't put it down and when I did I couldn't wait to pick it back up! This is the first book I've read through until the end - Such a cozy boo... READ MORE
Peter Snelling
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
Phenomenal
I have recommended this to many of my friends and family - a book that made me laugh, cry and think about how I go about my life. So beautifully written I ... READ MORE
Emma McGuinness