Jacket for 'A Revolution of the Sun'

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UK - Black Swan
Germany - Goldmann

A Revolution of the Sun

By Tim Pears

Published Jan 2010

It begins at the stroke of midnight on the first day of 1997. As the year turns, a group of disparate individuals from different backgrounds, from all corners of the country, embark on separate journeys which will converge over the course of the next twelve months: amongst them, Rebecca – mother-to-be, Sam – amnesiac, Roderick – Conservative MP, Jack -lorry driver, Martha – cat burglar, Ben – hemiplegic child, Solo – his father.

At the end of that year, their lives will have irrevocably changed, some for better, some for worse, but changed nonetheless. They cannot know what will happen to them but their shared destination has an inevitability that will prove impossible to withstand…