The Man Who Forgot His Wife (Paperback)
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The Man Who Forgot His Wife (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 11/10/2012
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Lots of husbands forget things: they forget that their wife had an important meeting that morning; they forget to pick up the dry cleaning; some of them even forget their wedding anniversary.

But Vaughan has forgotten he even has a wife. Her name, her face, their history together, everything she has ever told him, everything he has said to her - it has all gone, mysteriously wiped in one catastrophic moment of memory loss. And now he has rediscovered her - only to find out that they are getting divorced.

The Man Who Forgot His Wife is the funny, moving and poignant story of a man who has done just that. And who will try anything to turn back the clock and have one last chance to reclaim his life.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552771634
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 273 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 24 mm


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It's a rare treat to come across a novel that is both comic and thoughtfully acute about love, and life, and stuff... Hilarious and heart-tugging, this is indeed a memorable comedy * Guardian *
John O'Farrell has tapped the rich seam of domestic life in this fun new novel * Mirror *
Exudes prime-time, feel-good gold... What's not to like? * Daily Mail *
A brilliantly comic tale with some sharp observations on modern marriage from one of the funniest writers around * Bella *
The jokes keep coming in this novel about an amnesiac family man, but the punchlines involve some serious philosophical thought * Independent on Sunday *

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“An Entertaining Read”

I received this for review from Waterstones in 2012. I read it at the time of receipt but due to some personal dramas never found time to write/post a review.

The story revolves around Vaughan who completely loses... More

Paperback edition
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“I love this”

A hilarious, original love story about a man who comes to on board a train, not knowing who is, where he's come from, or indeed anything about his life. He quickly discovers he is married but in the middle of a... More

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“Very funny, easy to read”

Vaughan finds himself sitting on a tube train somewhere in London with no memory of who he is or any of his life up to that point.
He slowly learns about his past and falls in love with his wife again... only to... More

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