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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN is a wonderfully moving fable that addresses the meaning of life, and life after death, in the poignant way that ... Show synopsis

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  • A must to read Mar 21, 2013
    by Maurice C

    Really good book. It kept my interest all the way through and really did like the ending. I would recommend everyone should read this book!!!! Very enjoyable.

  • Great book :) Oct 28, 2011
    by tiffany09

    Mitch Albom has a lot of experience with writing. He is a best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. ?The 5 People You Meet In Heaven? is fictional, and philosophical. It really grabbed my attention because of how adventurous and mysterious it was. I always wanted to know more about the new environment Eddie encountered, and who he was going to meet next. It was very interesting and creative how Mitch put the story together. He explained Eddies life in a way in which it easily pieced together. It had a lot of readability, and it he had great choice of adjectives. Although it is about Heaven, there are few references to God. It?s not a religious book, but a great novel I really enjoyed reading. It forced me to think about who I would meet in my Heaven, and whose Heavens I would be apart of, if Heaven was anything like what Mitch explained. I let my mind ponder this question, and think of all kinds of things about the Afterllife. I recommend this book to anyone looking for an easy-to-read, heart-touching story.

  • Thoughtful and entertaining Aug 1, 2011
    by lennieblue

    Very very good read. Very well written. And made me cry. Beautiful. Wonderful, wonderful message in the book that will always stay with me.

  • Feb 21, 2011
    by Trains

    Great book! EVERONE should read! This should be rated 10 stars!!

  • Great concept for a book Oct 27, 2009
    by Bryon

    but lacked content. The story begins with a death and afterdeath experience. After the first chapter the action/drama goes flat and the other 90% of the book is more or less character reflection.

    The idea of meeting five different people in heaven that had an influence on your life seemed intriquing. Sort of a "Night before Christmas" meets death, story line. This book doesnt pull it off however. Would be a great first draft.

    There is way too much non-important detail and not enough depth in character formation. Your left with trying to piece the story together from long stretches of endless memories. The end was very anti-climatic. I got to the last page and thought "this is it?????"

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