One Day – Unabridged Audiobook

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One Day – Written by David Nicholls

Publisher’s Summary

One DayIt’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. They both know that the next day, after college graduation, they must go their separate ways. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. As the years go by, Dex and Em begin to lead separate lives—lives very different from the people they once dreamed they’d become. And yet, unable to let go of that special something that grabbed onto them that first night, an extraordinary relationship develops between the two.

Over 20 years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day—July 15th—of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.Smile

©2010 David Nicholls (P)2010 Random House

What the Critics Say About One Day

“[An] instant classic….One of the most hilarious and emotionally riveting love stories you’ll ever encounter.” (People)

“Big, absorbing, smart, fantastically readable.” (Nick Hornby)

“[Nicholls] has a gift for zeitgeist description and emotional empathy that’s wholly his own…. [A] light but surprisingly deep romance…thoroughly satisfying.” (Entertainment Weekly)

One Day – Customer Review

“A love story that stays with you”

As my fellow editor and One Day fan, Emily, can attest, I couldn’t stop talking to her about this book while I was listening to it. I was initially drawn to the book after hearing so many great things about it, and it wasn’t long before I found myself sucked into it—listening every chance I got in the car rides to and from work, while preparing dinner, and also reading the print copy before bed.

I don’t want to spoil the ending or big moments for you, so I’ll just say that this is one of those grand novels that pull you in and have you rooting for a seemingly unlikely couple: the hedonistic antihero Dex and his brief college lover-turned-lifelong friend Emma.

For me, Anna Bentinck was THE voice of the idealistic, feminist, and ever-searching Emma – and captured Dex’s cool and aloof baritone quite perfectly too. I’m curious as to how Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess will interpret their characters in the film of One Day.

One Day – Narrated by Anna Bentinck

The reviews are very good for Anna Dentick’s narration.  In fact here is one customer review that I thought would be helpful:

I suspect that a great deal of the book’s appeal comes from Ms. Bentinck’s narration. She did a splendid job with the voices! I love how she did distinctive accents and how just by listening to her voice I knew what Dexter was up to (if he was drunk/felt depressed/happy). Great narrator and I will definitely try more of her books. Also

Also here is a preview of One Day Audiobook with Anna Bentinck’s Narration:

Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins

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