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In a Thousand Different Ways

By Cecelia Ahern

The gripping and emotional novel from the million-copy bestselling author of PS, I Love You

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She knows your secrets. Now discover hers…

You’ve never met anyone like Alice. She sees the best in people. And the worst. She always seems to know exactly what everyone around her is feeling: a thousand different emotions. Every. Single. Day.

In amongst all that noise, she’s lost herself.

But there’s one person she can’t read. And that’s the person who could change her life.

Is she ready to let him in?


Everyone loves In a Thousand Different Ways

‘Ahern makes Alice’s plight touchingly convincing … [her] pain is raw on the page’ The Times

‘An extraordinary and truly original story – a must read this month’ Prima

‘Stunning’ Irish Independent

‘Beautiful, moving and unexpected, In a Thousand Different ways is an unforgettable story. This is Cecelia Ahern at her very best’ Louise O’Neill

‘Utterly wonderful … Cecelia Ahern is a master storyteller at the absolute peak of her powers. Her heroine, Alice Kelly, is completely unique – beguiling, complicated, extraordinary – and she’ll change the way you see the world’ Clare Pooley

‘A novel that’s so wise and profound, there’s gold on every page’ Donal Ryan

‘A thoughtful, engrossing novel that’s a joy to read’ Sunday Express

‘So moving’ Heat

‘Ahern’s original talent for sensitive storytelling shines through in this novel’ Woman’s Weekly

Cecelia Ahern’s book In a Thousand Different Ways was a Sunday Times bestseller w/c 17-04-2023

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 04 Jul 2024
Pages: 336
ISBN: 978-0-00-819500-7
Price: £9.99 (Export Price) , £9.99, €None
Cecelia Ahern is an Irish novelist whose work was first published in 2004. Her debut novel PS I Love You was an international bestseller and was adapted to film starring Hilary Swank. Her second novel, Where Rainbows End, was adapted into Love, Rosie starring Lily Collins. Her books have been published in over thirty-seven languages, and have sold over twenty-five million copies. In addition to her novels, she is also the author of a highly acclaimed collection of stories, Roar, which is now an Apple Original series starring Nicole Kidman on Apple TV+.

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”'I can’t remember the last time I felt so invested in a character’s future; I was willing Alice on, with every page. This is such a poignant, quirky and satisfying story about taking charge of one’s life - and (like Alice’s pot plants) thriving, despite the odds” - Susan Fletcher

”'So original and compelling and heartbreaking, but also heartwarming . . . Alice is right up my street . . . that gorgeous blend of strength and vulnerability” - Ciara Geraghty

”'Highly original, fresh and exciting” - Hazel Gaynor

”'I loved this novel . . . a rich tapestry, full of characters seeking love and acceptance on their life’s journey” - Patricia Scanlan

”'Such a beautiful, tender and moving story” - Sinead Moriarty

Acclaim for Cecelia Ahern: -

”'It’s time to recognise Cecelia Ahern as one of our finest writers” - John Boyne, bestselling author of All The Broken Places

”'Sharp, clever, witty: a joy to read” - Donal Ryan, bestselling author of The Queen of Dirt Island

”'Witty, playful, entertaining but also thought-provoking, salutary and empowering” - Daily Mail

”'Impressive, timely and entertaining ” - Observer

”'Confidential, sympathetic and witty” - The Times

”'Funny, magical, her most powerful, most feminist work yet” - Irish Sunday Independent

”'Intriguing, substantial and impactful…The quiet call to arms that women never knew they needed” - Irish Independent

”'Inventive and ingenious, with a doffing of the cap to Angela Carter and Margaret Atwood” - Stylist

”'Wonderful, inspiring …the kind of book everyone should have on their shelf” - Libby Page, bestselling author of The Lido

”'An illuminating and touching story about memory, childhood and secrets” - Woman & Home

”'Beautiful and unexpected … both thought-provoking and life-affirming” - Sunday Express