Veronika Decides to Die
A Novel of Redemption
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Veronika Decides to Die
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Published by HarperCollins e-books.

ID Numbers
ISBN 10: 9780061835438

This book written in English.
Genres to which this book can be related:
Fiction & Literature, Literary Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Women Fiction & Literature, Cultural Heritage

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About the book:

Twenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything -- youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning, she takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does -- at a mental hospital where she is told that she has only days to live.

Inspired by events in Coelho's own life, Veronika Decides to Die questions the meaning of madness and celebrates individuals who do not fit into patterns society considers to be normal. Bold and illuminating, it is a dazzling portrait of a young woman at the crossroads of despair and liberation, and a poetic, exuberant appreciation of each day as a renewed opportunity.