Literary/commercial crossover, historical epic, magic realism, children's adventure.
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Damian Dibben’s novels have been translated into 27 languages and published in over 40 countries. Tomorrow is his first novel for adults, having previously written the internationally acclaimed children’s series The History Keepers.
Previously he worked as a screenwriter and actor on projects as diverse as The Phantom of the Opera, Puss in Boots and Young Indiana Jones.
He lives on London’s South Bank, facing St Paul’s cathedral, with his partner, Ali, and their dogs, Dudley, Daphne and Velvet.
Tomorrow is a spellbinding story of courage and devotion, of humanity across the ages, and the unbreakable bond between two souls.
A winter's night, Venice, 1815.
A 217-year-old-dog is searching for his lost master.
So begins the journey of Tomorrow, a dog who must travel through the gilded courts of kings and the brutal battlefields of Europe in search of the man who granted him immortality.
But Tomorrow's journey is also a race against time. Danger stalks his path, and in the shadows lurks an old enemy. Before his pursuer can reach him, he must find his master - or lose him forever.
'Ornate, vivid, deeply coloured, and so precise I could smell and taste the world . . . the story of a dog crossing continents and centuries in search of the man he loves is moving and tender. I was captivated by its charm from the beginning' Rachel Joyce
'A grand sweep of adventure and travel, war and romance ...along with a generous amount of face licking... that will have dog lovers enthralled. ... Tomorrow offers a rich exploration of love, life and loyalty, in a world whose sensory atmosphere is irresistible.' NPR
'The story of a dog that doesn't die, of the wonders he'd seen, and the horrors, who lost his master a hundred years ago and has been searching for him ever since, Tomorrow is an epic tale of love, of courage, of hope' London Evening Standard
'Celebrating the strength of human and animal ties, this compelling and satisfying novel is similar in spirit to Bruce Cameron's A Dog's Purpose and A Dog's Journey. But fans of time travel fiction such as Diana Gabaldon's "Outlander" books will also enjoy this work's descriptive cultural and historical detail.' Library Journal (Starred Review)
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