How to Stop Time

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2017 BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD FOR POPULAR FICTION Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. From Elizabethan England to Jazz-Age Paris, from New York to the South Seas, Tom has seen a lot, and now craves an ordinary life. Always changing his identity to stay alive, Tom has the perfect cover - working as a history teacher at a London comprehensive. Here he can teach the kids about wars and witch hunts as if he'd never witnessed them first-hand. He can try to tame the past that is fast catching up with him. The only thing Tom must not do is fall in love.

After reading the description and seeing it virtually everywhere, of course I had to see what all the fuss was about. Tom is old.

. Matt Haig is a supreme talent and a writer to cherish, and The Humans is undoubtedly his magnum opus." - The Guardian "A wonderfully funny, gripping and inventive novel." - The Times (UK) "Delightful." - Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Funny, clever and quite, quite lovely." - Sunday ... Unfortunately, this isn't an episode of Rick and Morty so we can't stop time until we're ready to move on.