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All Our Wrong Todays : A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice 2017

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'A witty, time-travelling romance' Maria Semple, author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette

This is a love story that could only happen because of an accident of time travel.

Tom and Penny belong to a world so perfect there's no war, no poverty, no under-ripe avocados.

But when something awful happens to Penny, and Tom tries to make it right, he accidentally destroys everything, waking up in our broken, dysfunctional world.

Only here, Penny and Tom have a second chance.

Should Tom go back to his brilliant but loveless existence, or risk everything by staying in our messy, complicated world for his one and only chance at true love?

'Thrilling and refreshingly optimistic' Andy Weir, author of The Martian

'Sharp and funny' Daily Mail

'It's a Wonderful Life meets The Jetsons' Buzzfeed

'All Our Wrong Todays is an entertaining romp that should appeal to fans The Time Traveler's Wife' The Guardian, BEST RECENT SCIENCE FICTION
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 24mm | 277g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 140592702X
  • 9781405927024
  • 87,750

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All Our Wrong Todays is an entertaining romp that should appeal to fans The Time Traveler's Wife Best recent science fiction The Guardian
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Sharp, funny writing is married to complex plotting that whisks through various alternative realities in this mind-bending, time-travelling junket of a novel * Daily Mail * Imagine a world where 2016 was glorious: no Bowie, Brexit, Bake-Off, Bannon. That's where All Our Wrong Todays begins... Ambitious, funny, wry and philosophical, it's not surprising that author Mastai started off his life as a screenwriter (All Our Wrong Todays has already been picked up by uber-producer Amy Pascal) because this a book that has the grand scope of sweeping cinema peppered throughout * Emerald Street * This lovely new novel is It's a Wonderful Life meets The Jetsons. Tom who lives in an alternate 2016 where all the sci-fi fantasies of the 1950s are a reality, suddenly finds himself stranded in our 2016, where he rediscovers his family, friends, and self. * Buzzfeed * All Our Wrong Todays is the mind-bending science fiction romance you need to read * Mashable * Mastai has a penchant for exuberant plot, a quick dash of character and fearlessly funny storytelling * The Washington Post * A timeless, if mind-bending, story about the journeys we take, populated by friends, family, lovers and others, that show us who we might be, could be - and maybe never should be - that eventually leads us to who we are * USA Today * It's all very clever, but it's also not really the point. Because as well as being an intelligent sci-fi story, it's also a love story, and kind of a monomyth, and also just an incredibly relatable, insightful story about being in your 30s, feeling like you haven't achieved anything, and figuring out what's next * SciFiNow UK * Witty, original, funny, charming - a great story! * Joe Haddow, BBC Radio 2 Book Club * All Our Wrong Todays is elaborately constructed and incredibly emotionally intelligent; it's a story with super high stakes that genuinely makes you feel every part of Tom's awful predicament * SciFiNow * Elan Mastai has conjured up a witty and freewheeling time-traveling romance that packs an emotional wallop. All Our Wrong Todays is a page-turning delight -- Maria Semple, author of * Where'd You Go, Bernadette * A novel about time travel has no right to be this engaging.
A novel this engaging has no right to be this smart.
And a novel this smart has no right to be this funny. Or insightful. Or immersive.
Basically, this novel has no right to exist." * Jonathan Tropper, New York Times bestselling author of This Is Where I Leave You and One Last Thing Before I Go * A thrilling tale of time travel and alternate timelines with a refreshingly optimistic view of humanity's future -- Andy Weir, author of international bestseller * The Martian * Elan Mastai manages the [time-travel] genre masterfully in his debut novel -- Olivia Ovenden * Esquire * A mind-bending time travel caper * Guardian * Sharp, funny writing in a mind-bending, time-travelling junket of a novel * Daily Mail * All Our Wrong Todays is an entertaining romp that should appeal to fans The Time Traveler's Wife -- Best recent science fiction * The Guardian *
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About Elan Mastai

Elan Mastai was born in Vancouver and lives in Toronto with his wife and children. He writes movies. All Our Wrong Todays is his first novel and a BBC Radio 2 Book Club choice for 2017.
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