The First Day
The First Day
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The First Day

A heart-stopping tale of discovery, adventure and intrigue.

A mysterious object found in a dormant volcano will forever change the lives of Adrian and Keira. Together they embark on an extraordinary adventure which takes them from the banks of Lake Turkana in the heart of Africa to the mountains of China. They seek to reveal the object’s hidden secrets and answer the age-old question: how did life begin ?

Keira is a passionate and ambitious archaeologist leading her first dig in the isolated Omo Valley in Ethiopia. Adrian is an accomplished astrophysicist, who has taken a leave of absence from the illustrious Academy of Sciences in London to pursue his study of the stars in a remote observatory on the Atacama plateau in Chile. Together, they will live an adventure that will change the course of their lives – and ours as well.

Marc Levy’s first adventure novel, The First Day, was published in France in June 2009. It went straight to the top of all the bestseller lists in France, as did its sequel, The First Night, which was published in December 2009.

Type : roman
Publication date : 2009/06/25
EAN Paperback : 9782221110010
EAN Ebook : 9782361320010
Publishers : Robert Laffont - Versilio

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What readers are saying

presse
19.06.2009

The First Day is a sensitively written novel, full of adventures that will surprise and delight readers.”

20 minutes
presse
19.06.2009

“Marc Levy has found a recipe for success: heartwarming novels that flirt with fantasy, told with simplicity. His books are accessible to all and make for great travel companions – even at home on a bookshelf, their pages are dusted with the sand of a summer beach vacation. This summer, The First Day carries on the tradition, weaving a love story through a metaphysical adventure.”

Ouest France
presse
19.06.2009

“Marc Levy’s The First Day is his most epic book yet, a page-turning adventure story.”

Nice Matin
presse
19.06.2009

“A literary hit of the summer. Against the backdrop of a scientific adventure, The First Day is also a love story.”

La République
presse
19.06.2009

“A best-seller for sure. The First Day leads the reader on a journey through time and space and around the world. From the Omo Valley to Africa and Chile, from the Aegean Sea to Paris and Myanmar, Marc Levy weaves together two destinies: she is an archeologist on a mission to discover the first human being, and he is an astrophysicist trying to unravel the origins of the world.  This novel is not just a love story, it’s also a page turner that explores these two fundamental mysteries.”

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International publications

O Primeiro Dia
O Primeiro Dia
Contraponto
Portugal
İlk Gün
İlk Gün
Can Yayınları
Turkey
El primer día
El primer día
Planeta
Spain
Первый день
Первый день
Inostranka
Russia
Перший день
Перший день
Махаон-Україна
Ukraine
Am ersten Tag
Am ersten Tag
Blanvalet
Germany
Ngày đầu tiên
Ngày đầu tiên
Nha Nam
Vietnam
اليوم الأول
اليوم الأول
دار الخيال
Arab countries
The First Day
The First Day
Bentang Pustaka
Indonesia
Prima zi
Prima zi
Trei
Romania
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