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The Midnight Library

This gentle but never cloying fable offers us a chance to weigh our regret over missed opportunities against our gratitude for the life we have.

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Review of ‘The Midnight Library’

If you’ve never pondered life’s contingencies—like what might’ve happened if you’d skipped the party where you met your spouse—then Matt Haig’s novel The Midnight Library will be an eye-opening experience. This gentle but never cloying fable offers us a chance to weigh our regret over missed opportunities against our gratitude for the life we have.

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