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Before I Die
Before I Die
by Jenny Downham
Edition: Hardcover

83 of 89 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best book I have read, 3 July 2007
This review is from: Before I Die (Hardcover)
This is an amazing book - I laughed, cried, it made me feel as though I'd lost a best friend by the end. But it isn't depressing - in fact it's a book about death that made me feel exhilarated at the end - amazing. It reminded me in some way of THE LOVELY BONES by Alice Sebold - dealing with loss, death, love in the most incredible way. And when I remember what being a teenager was like I think the author has just put her finger on the extremes of feeling you have - let alone under such a life sentence. If there is any book you must read, this is the one! It certainly isn't just for teenagers - it's for everyone. Unforgettable.
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