Summary

It's 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York's Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date they will die. Four siblings, too young for what they are about to hear, sneak out to hear their fortunes.
We then follow the intertwined paths the siblings take over the course of five decades and, in particular, how they choose to live with the supposed knowledge the fortune-teller gave them that day.
This is a story about life, mortality and the choices we make: is it better to live a long and cautious life or to burn brightly, but for the shortest time?
©2018 Chloe Benjamin (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Kathst on 21-01-18

Such an usual story full of love, life and sadness

I found this story intriguing so when it got going i found that the story was in sections and finished in day's. it's an enjoyable listen and I look forward to others from this author. would recommend although can be upsetting in places.

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5 out of 5 stars
By H Jones on 21-03-18

Loved it ! Best thing I have read in ages

Such an interesting and thought provoking story ! So original and unexpected . It’s simply a brilliant treat

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