The Book of Wonders

Author(s): Julien Sandrel

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Live every day like it's your last. Thelma is the busy single mom of 12-year old Louis. When is hit by a truck one morning, their lives are changed forever. Louis falls into a coma and if he doesn't regain consciousness in the next four weeks, he may never wake up again. At home in Louis's bedroom, devastated Thelma finds a "bucket list" of all the things Louis wants to accomplish in his life, and she suddenly sees a way to survive. She will fulfill her son's dreams in the hope that it will bring him back to her. With the help of his nurse, Thelma sets up a video link in Louis's hospital room so he can follow her on his adventures.His first wish: to spend a day in Tokyo.


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A very easy to read, engaging and heart-warming story. This isn't a long novel, and tells the story of Thelma, a busy career woman whose life changes when one moment of inattention leads to her son Louis being in a coma. Well worth a few hours of your reading time.

Alicia, The Book Grocer

General Fields

  • : 9781787473751
  • : Quercus
  • : Quercus
  • : 0.3
  • : May 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Julien Sandrel
  • : Paperback
  • : 400