When 54-year-old Thomas Scott wakes up in a hospital bed on New Year's Day, he has no memory of who he is or why he is there. Racked with pain from a terminal illness, death swiftly follows.
The next day he wakes up confused to discover it is now New Year's Eve. As the days pass he soon realizes he is living his life backwards one day at a time. So begins the extraordinary tale of a man who goes to sleep on Sunday nights and wakes up on Saturday mornings.
Thomas is a man who cannot form a meaningful relationship with a woman because when he jumps back to the previous day, she has no memory of him. On the plus side, he can win a fortune from gambling any time he likes, but has only the current day to spend it.
Trying to find some purpose in life he resolves to find out as much about his own personal history as he can. Learning of the death of his wife and an attack on his daughter he prepares to make changes in the past to secure their future.
Set in and around Oxford between the years of 2025 and 1970, this unique concept for a time travel novel features plenty of humor, nostalgia and what-if moments. From middle-aged father all the way back to childhood, the passing years present all manner of different challenges as he grows ever more youthful.
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