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Summary

The beautiful second novel by the author of A Boy Made of Blocks.

Tom, devoted single father to Hannah, is the manager of a tiny local theatre. On each of her birthdays, its colourful cast of part-time actors have staged a fantastical production just for her - a day of wonder.

But there is a reason for these shows...Hannah has a heart condition and Tom wants to make every moment magical for her. 

Now, as she approaches adulthood and begins to spread her wings, and with the theatre under threat of closure, Hannah and Tom have to learn a new way of living. But maybe, just maybe, one final day of magic might just save them both.

A story about finding joy in everyday life, Days of Wonder is the most beautiful and uplifting novel you'll listen to all year.

©2018 Keith Stuart (P)2018 Hachette Audio UK

Critic reviews

"Fans of Jojo Moyes' Me Before You will love Days of Wonder. Made me laugh and cry in turn." (Good Housekeeping)

"Utterly enchanting...a truly beautiful story." (Ruth Hogan, author of The Keeper of Lost Things)

"So powerful, yet incredibly gentle and poignant. Utterly and completely beautiful." (Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie)

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Really enjoyed this easy listen

Fantastic book to unwind to on a long journey, a lovely story and well written.

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great listen

nice story, easy listening, takes you out of your life for a while. read it

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Listened to half way but just bear the narration of the dad anymore. The story just seemed a bit flat and like so many other stories out there. I wanted to like it after reading the reviews but it just didn’t do anything for me. What a shame.

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beautiful story

This is one of my new favourites. A really beautiful story. Kept me listening long after I should have turned it off! Magical! xxx