The Five People You Meet IN Heaven by Mitch Albom

Val Penny's Book Reviews

What an incredible book this was.  I know it attracts extremes of views, some people love it others despise it.  I found this little book by accident in my library.  It is quite short and I read the whole book within a couple of days.  I simply think it is a lovely story and possibly one of the most important books I have read for years.  When I read the book I thought it was written by an old man.

However, I find that Mitchell David Albom (Mitch) is an American best selling author, screen writer, journalist and broadcaster.  His books have sold over 35m copies worldwide.  He was born in Passaic, New Jersey on 23 May 1958 and educated Columbia University and Business School.


This is a story about Eddie who is a wounded war veteran.  He is an old man who has lived an uninspired life. His job…

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