About this book
A moving and honest story told in the words of a 16 year old girl who's dying of leukaemia. With only months to live, Tessa feels released from the constraints of normal life, and is determined to taste new experiences, including sex. '"Before I Die" will be the year's most talked-about novel.' "The Sunday Times"
Tessa has just a few months to live. Tessa compiles a list. It's her Ten Things To Do Before I Die list. Tessa's feelings, her relationships with her father and brother, her estranged mother, her best friend, her new boyfriend, all are painfully crystallized in the precious weeks before Tessa's time finally runs out.