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That's how I live now

A novel - as intense and as unforgettable as the first great love

Fifteen-year-old Daisy from New York spends the holidays with her eccentric relatives in England, who live idyllically in the country. There she falls in love with her cousin Edmond. But all of a sudden, Great Britain is shaken by bombings, war breaks out, and Daisy and Edmond are separated. They experience the turmoil and atrocities of a war that no one understands and try to survive. And they are looking for each other ...

Meg Rosoff's debut novel "This is how I live now" made the author famous overnight. It has won countless prizes and was enthusiastically received by the press: a moving, rousing book that captivates the reader from the first page.

A "thoughtful, nuanced representation of life under changed circumstances."
The Guardian

Honourings and prices:
- Guardian Award 2004
- Michael L. Printz Award 2005
- Branford Boase Award 2005
- Shortlist Booktrust Teenage Prize 2005
- LYNX of the year 2005
- Owl of the month November 2005
- Nominated for the German Youth Literature Prize 2006