Sweetly comic yet deeply moving Anybody who loves the film Ghost will feel the same way about this wonderful novel, which asks what happens when people cease to live but love does not Daily Mail A modern day Truly Madly Deeply Rasmus and Roisin both lose their partners, but the ghosts of Nico and Jay stay, unable to leave their loved ones alone as the broken-hearted pair find comfort in each other. Beautifully written, this is a haunting love story literally Best magazine, Must-Reads A beautiful book. Insanely romantic and utterly convincing Julie Myerson Heart-stoppingly romantic A lovely, moving, ultimately hopeful read Mirror Twelve Months and a Day is poignant and sad as well as funny and beautifully written and imagined You will fall in love again as you read this clever book Hugely engaging and readable. A bitter-sweet pang in my heart as it ended. A page-turner Monique Roffey A wonderful novel, charming and surprising, filled with loss and its triumphant opposites Susie Boyt A wonderful and inventive novel, sorrowful and hopeful in equal measure. It was a true pleasure to read Miranda Cowley Heller A skilfully calibrated love-after-death tale, its a four course feast of hearts broken, hearts mended, of songs, laughter, old regrets and fresh desire, that demands a major film deal Patrick Gale Louisa Young is the great chronicler of romantic love and the pain of its loss Linda Grant Thoughtful, philosophical and clever, it is also funny, and full of poetry, and powered by an unflagging and irresistible belief in the redemptive power of love Perspectives magazine What a writer. A raw and beautiful exposition on grief and loss but so beautifully earthed in the everyday. Terrific Elizabeth Buchan A beautifully written story thats very funny, and full of heart and hope Best
Louisa Young was born in London and read history at Cambridge. She co-wrote the Lionboy series with her daughter, and is the author of eight further books including the bestselling My Dear I Wanted to Tell You, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award, and was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice, and its acclaimed sequels The Heroes Welcome and Devotion. Her work is published in 36 languages. She lives in London.