Tom Ellen is an author and journalist from London, England. He is the co-writer of three critically acclaimed Young Adult novels: LOBSTERS (which was shortlisted for The Bookseller’s inaugural YA Book Prize), NEVER EVERS and FRESHERS. His solo adult debut novel is the romantic comedy ALL ABOUT US was published in 2020.
His books have been widely translated and are published in 20 countries. He is a regular contributor to Viz magazine and has also written for Cosmopolitan, Empire, Evening Standard Magazine, The Daily Mash, Glamour, NME, ESPN, ShortList, Time Out London, Vice, Stylist and many more.
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All About Us (2020) by Tom Ellen
Meet Ben who usually loves December and Christmas. However, with his mother’s death a couple of years ago and his marriage on the rocks, he is beginning to wonder whether he took the right path in life. What if he could go back in time and rewrite his path, would his life be any better now?
A modern-day twist on the classic ‘A Christmas Carol’, in which Ben meets a watch seller in a pub on Christmas Eve. Giving him a gift of a free watch, Ben discovers that it is broken with the time stuck at one minute to midnight. After heading home and drinking more than he should have he decides he must decorate the tree before his wife Daphne gets home. Heading into the loft and falling over he stumbles upon some of Daphne’s memory boxes. One of which contains items from the night that they first met. Starting Ben off on a trip down memory lane as to whether he kissed the right girl that night.
Take a trip with Ben through key areas of his past life, the present day and a glimpse into what the future may hold – if you could turn the clock back, would you want to change your life?
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