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From the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop comes a delightful offbeat charming and bittersweet tale about the distance one man will travel for the sake of love and friendship Henri is about to meet his teenage son Sam for the first time But as Henri crosses Hammersmith Bridge. Powerful moving and poetic Nina George s newest novel The Book of Dreams is absolutely exuisite It s so different from other books I ve read recently and it is one I won t soon forgetMaybe we re all stories that someone is reading and maybe that will save us before we ultimately expireHenri Skinner was once a renowned war reporter whose eyes have seen first hand the horrors of our world Shaped by tragedy at an early age he is a passionate person one prone to acting before he thinks On his way to see his teenage son for the first time since he was an infant he performs a heroic act only to be struck by a car afterward He now lies deep in a coma hearing the voices of those he loves but also reliving his life s memories as well as exploring the paths not takenSam Henri s son is a highly intellectual synesthete he sees sounds as colors and numbers as sounds who has dreamed of having his father in his life for as long as he can remember only to be told by his mother that his father wasn t the type to depend on When he learns of his father s accident he begins a daily vigil at Henri s bedside Even though the doctors say they see no sign of Henri s sensing what is going on around him Sam believes his father hasn t given up yet and implores him to return to consciousnessWhile at the hospital Sam meets Eddie Tomlin a woman who was once deeply in love with Henri until he cruelly hurt her She s moved on with her life but Henri had named her the executor of his living will so she now must confront her feelings for this man to whom she once gave her entire heart Eddie isn t sure if she wants Henri to awaken or if she is ready to say goodbye once and for allAnother patient at the hospital is 12 year old Madelyn who has been in a coma since she was in a car accident that killed her entire family Even though she cannot communicate does not give any sign that she hears or feels or sees the hospital continues to treat her this poor young girl without anyone to look after her Sam is taken with Maddie and does everything he can to try and help her back to consciousness as he tries to do the same for his fatherThere are places where time is thinner where yesterday today and tomorrow converge and we can feel the presence of the dead and the echo of the future The Book of Dreams is about the thin line between life and death of how keeping a person alive is often for ourselves than the actual person It s a book about love both its presence and its absence and how both can consume you But than that this is a book about relationships about finding the courage to act to say the things you ve always wanted to never let regret occupy your mindThis book is gorgeously written brimming with vivid imagery and emotion At times it gets a little confusing as you re not sure what has happened and what is being dreamed but the power of this book overcame any of its flaws where I was concerned In a few days it will be five years since my father died suddenly and this book felt a bit like a gift for me despite how difficult it was to read at timesI haven t read any of George s other books but she said in her afterword that her last three novels The Little Paris Bookshop The Little French Bistro and this one form a cycle of novels about mortality and are colored by existential uestions about death I m definitely going to have to pick her other books up because this really touched me It was both a beautifully written and a beautifully felt bookSee all of my reviews at itseithersadnessoreuphoriablogspotcomCheck out my list of the best books I read in 2018 at You can follow me on Instagram at

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Thesia can sense things the doctors can’t he can see the colours of his father’s thoughts and dreams and many relationships build from this  This beautiful novel is warm wise wry look at what love means It’s about fathers and sons friendship and family life death and making peace with the past in order to find a futur. A heart tugging story of devotion and hope Nina George has created beautiful characters and compelling relational dynamics I especially loved Sam an extraordinary boy who is astute beyond his years I wanted to give him a giant bear hug and make his dreams come trueGeorge excelled at putting her thoughts to paper especially as they relate to Sam s journey to find peace and love and Henri s alternating states of awareness as he remained trapped between two worlds A profound and thought provoking read that I couldn t put down Read it in two days

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An accident happens Sam reads about it in the newspaper his father is a hero now in a coma in hospital So their first meeting takes place there alongside the hospital’s neurologist whom the staff name God and is the first person to treat Sam as an eual in intelligence And that’s because Sam due to a condition called synaes. I didn t know what I was getting myself into when I picked up this book and I mean that in the best possible way This is the type of book I will be thinking about for awhile I think the author really took a chance with this one and maybe it won t be for everyone but I m pretty darn glad I read itThe story in some ways is a bit tricky to explain without getting into spoiler territory so I m gonna keep it brief and simple The less you know is probably best in this case Henri Skinner is set to see his teenage son Sam for the first time in years when he is rushed to the hospital after being involved in a traffic accident Henri s former girlfriend Eddie and Sam stick close to Henri s hospital bed as he is in a coma The book is told from the alternating perspectives of Eddie Sam and Henri Yes you read that right you will get to know the man in the coma uite well I wasn t prepared for how much this would hit me on an emotional and spiritual level Now I ll admit some of what the author was trying to express might have gone over my head but what I did get I loved It was truly a treat to read a book in which the author was willing to go out on a limb and write a book that might not be market friendly I love when authors are willing to take chances and just go for it in order to tell the story they want and I appreciate when publishers give them the opportunity to do this as well Such a great read and I look forward to checking out the author s other novels Read this book if you are up for the challenge that it might be a high risk but high reward type readThank you to First to Read for the opportunity to read an advance digital copy I was under no obligation to post a review and all views expressed are my honest opinion The Christmas Killer takes place The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination there alongside The Lost Revolution the hospital’s neurologist whom Marion Mahony Reconsidered the staff name God and is The Girl in the Glass Tower the first person The Great Divide to The Lady and the Peacock treat Sam as an eual in intelligence And Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith that’s because Sam due The Real Deal to a condition called synaes. 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10 thoughts on “Das Traumbuch

  1. says:

    Whilst The Book of Dreams by Nina George is not perfect there is nevertheless much to love about this profoundly moving novel about what it is to be human and just how much momentous decisions define the life path for a person In this complex and complicated book of family drama relationships and human emotions ex war reporter Henry Skinner is on his way to meet his estranged teenage son Sam when he finds himself savin

  2. says:

    Powerful moving and poetic Nina George's newest novel The Book of Dreams is absolutely exuisite It's so different from other books I've read recently and it is one I won't soon forgetMaybe we're all stories that someone is reading and maybe that will save us before we ultimately expire?Henri Skinner was once a renowned war reporter whose eyes have seen first hand the horrors of our world Shaped by tragedy at

  3. says:

    A beautifully written book richly metaphorical about hovering in the space between life and death It follows Henri in a coma after an accident

  4. says:

    I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I picked up this book and I mean that in the best possible way This is the type of book I will be thinking about for awhile I think the author really took a chance with this one and maybe it won't be for everyone but I'm pretty darn glad I read itThe story in some ways is a bit trick

  5. says:

    The Book of Dreams surprised me in the best of ways ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ I’m a fan of Nina George’s Little Paris Bookshop and I noticed right away that her trademark warmth imbued on every page of The Book of Dreams Henri Skinner one of our main characters is a former war reporter He’s rough around

  6. says:

    The ripples of tragedies were too sensory overloaded for meSo while I was engaged in the story from the start I was grappling with the believability chain of events as well With several mishaps right away they didn’t feel authentically believable to mebutok I went with it I appreciated the concept of this book especially the authors personal connection to this novel with her own father’s death but I honestly wasn’t drawn to reading it

  7. says:

    45 Stars ”Maybe our lives are nothing but stories that are being read by other people” Henri Skinner a man who was on

  8. says:

    I loved this book and I have no idea how to convey why It deals in the spaces between so called reality that we all share but not all of us k

  9. says:

    A heart tugging story of devotion and hope Nina George has created beautiful characters and compelling relational dynamics I especially loved Sam an extraordinary boy who is astute beyond his years I wanted to give him a giant bear hug and make his dreams come trueGeorge excelled at putting her thoughts to paper especially as they relate to Sam’s journey to find peace and love and Henri’s alternating stat

  10. says:

    This was not a bad book For me there were just parts of it that took a bit of pushing myself through it which made reading it diffi

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