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A book of timeless comfort for modern minds.

The Comfort Book : The instant No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller - Matt Haig

Reflections on hope, survival and the messy miracle of being alive. It is a strange paradox, that many of the clearest, most comforting life lessons are learned while we are at our lowest. But then we never think about food more than when we are hungry and we never think about life rafts more than when we are thrown overboard.

The Comfort Book is a collection of consolations learned in hard times and suggestions for making the bad days better.

Drawing on maxims, memoir and the inspirational lives of others, these meditations celebrate the ever-changing wonder of living. This is for when we need the wisdom of a friend or a reminder we can always nurture inner strength and hope, even in our busy world. A book of timeless comfort for modern minds.



Meet the Author

Matt Haig

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of two non-fiction books, Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes on a Nervous Planet as well as seven highly acclaimed novels for adults: The Midnight Library, How to Stop Time, The Humans, The Radleys, The Possession of Mr Cave, The Dead Fathers Club and The Last Family in England.

Most recently, The Midnight Library was a Sunday Times and New York Times instant bestseller, won the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction 2020 and was chosen for the Richard & Judy, Between the Covers and Good Morning America book clubs. It has now sold over one million copies.

Haig also writes award-winning books for children; his books have won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal. The first book in his festive series, A Boy Called Christmas, has been made into a 2021 feature film with an all-star cast including Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent and Kristen Wiig.

Haig has sold more than three million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages. His books have won praise from Dolly Alderton, Jameela Jamil, Jodi Picoult, Neil Gaiman, Jeanette Winterson, Stephen Fry and Dolly Parton.

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