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  • Published: 2 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241985892
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $22.99

Dear Edward

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The luminous, life-affirming New York Times bestseller about a 12-year-old boy who is the sole survivor of a plane crash

One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles: there are 192 people aboard. When the plane suddenly crashes, twelve-year-old Edward Adler is the sole survivor.

In the aftermath, Edward struggles to make sense of his grief, sudden fame and find his place in a world without his family. But then Edward and his neighbour Shay make a startling discovery; hidden in his uncle's garage are letters from the relatives of other passengers - all addressed him.

Following the passengers' final hours and Edward's unique coming-of-age, Dear Edward asks one of life's most profound questions: what does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live?

  • Published: 2 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241985892
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $22.99

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Praise for Dear Edward

A very moving and emotional read

Anne Tyler

Gripping... a captivating novel about loss, love and growing up

Rosamund Lupton

That rare book that breaks your heart and stitches it back together . . . Don't miss this one

Jodi Picoult

Outstanding, beautifully written, a compulsive read

John Boyne

A powerful book about living a meaningful life during the most difficult of times

New York Times

Dear Edward made me think, nod in recognition, care about its characters, and cry, and you can't ask more of a novel than that

Emma Donoghue

Stunning, life-affirming

Vogue

Wonderful... a beautifully written coming-of-age story

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