The Time Keeper (Hardback)
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Hardback Published: 04/09/2012
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In this stunning new novel, the inventor of the world's first clock is punished for trying to measure time. He is banished to a cave for centuries and forced to listen to the voices of all who come after him seeking more years for themselves. At last, with his soul nearly broken, Father Time is granted his freedom, along with a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time. e returns to our world - now dominated by the obsession with time he so innocently began - and commences a journey with two unlikely partners: one a teenage girl who is about to give up on life, the other a wealthy old businessman who wants to live forever. To save himself, he must save them both. And stop the world to do so. Gripping, simply told and filled with deep human truth, this unforgettable story will inspire readers everywhere to reconsider their own notions of time, how they spend it and how precious it truly is.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781847442253
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 210 x 131 x 23 mm

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“Easy Read”

I finished this book in one sitting. It's as pleasant to read as "The Five People You Meet In Heaven". Possibly not the most memorable of books but I would still say it is worth a read.

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Catriona at Waterstones Head Office

“It's ok”

I read this for our book group, and would have been happy to give it a go anyway as I loved 'The Five People You Meet in Heaven' so much. However, this one just didn't do it for me.
It's a sweet... More

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“Not a Bad read”

For those of us who never have enough time this book has been written just for you.

It is about three main characters, Dor the first man to quantify time, Henry a man whose time is about to be cut short and Sarah... More

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