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The Dead Fathers Club: A Novel by [Matt Haig]
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"The Dead Fathers Club has much to recommend it. . . . It's ingenious."
-USA Today

"Captures a studied, Haddonesque naivete."
-Entertainment Weekly

"full of funny moments" -- San Francisco Chronicle

"We now owe another debt to Shakespeare, and one to Haig, for re-imagining a tragic masterpiece with such wit, force, and-yes-originality."
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Humorous and original."
-Daily Mail (London)

"An absolutely irresistible read."
-Booklist (starred review)

"Utterly engrossing" -- The Observor (London)

Praise for Matt Haig: 
 
“A keen-eyed observer of contemporary life.” ―New York Times
 
“I can't describe how much his work means to me . . . The king of empathy.” ―JAMEELA JAMIL

“Love this man's books.” ―JODI PICOULT

“Haig is one of the most important writers of our time.” ―DOLLY ALDERTON

“Matt Haig is a writer for children and adults who is adept at digging into the human heart.” ―Sunday Times (London)

“Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build his excellent stories.” ―NEIL GAIMAN

“Matt Haig uses words like a tin-opener. We are the tin.” ―JEANETTE WINTERSON

“Haig is one of the most inspirational popular writers on mental health of our age.” ― Independent (London)

“Haig writes exquisitely from the perspective of the heart-sore outsider, but at their most moving his novels reveal the unbearable beauty of ordinary life.” ―Guardian

“Matt Haig has a way of looking at life which will make you stop and think, and by the time you reach the last page, you will understand the world just that little bit better and feel a little more comfortable being in it.” ―JOANNA CANNON --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Matt Haig is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Midnight Library and the internationally bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive and the follow-up Notes on a Nervous Planet, along with six novels, including How to Stop Time, and several award-winning children's books. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B000OCXFV0
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books (February 1, 2007)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 1, 2007
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 410 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 348 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.1 out of 5 stars 228 ratings

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4.0 out of 5 stars Easy reading but very unsatisfying ending
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 14, 2020
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1.0 out of 5 stars A miss
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 31, 2019
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3.0 out of 5 stars Dead fathers club
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2018
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not quite the standard as his others
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 25, 2018
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hard to score.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 23, 2018
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