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"One New Year's Eve, four people with very different reasons but a common purpose find their way to the top of a fifteen-story building in London. None of them has calculated that, on a date humans favor for acts of significance, in a place known as a local suicide-jumpers' favorite, they might encounter company. A Long Way Down is the story of what happens next, and of what doesn't." --The New York Times Book ReviewA wise, affecting novel from the beloved, award-winning author of Dickens and Prince, Funny Girl and High Fidelity Nick Hornby mines the hearts and psyches of four lost souls who connect just when they've reached the end of the line. In four distinct and riveting first-person voices, Hornby tells a story of four individuals confronting the limits of choice, circumstance, and their own mortality. This is a tale of connections made and missed, punishing regrets, and the grace of second chances.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594481932
  • ISBN-10: 1594481938
  • Publisher: Riverhead Books
  • Publish Date: May 2006
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 5.14 x 0.94 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 368
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

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