Time and Tide wait for No Man …
Television director Sam Baker, along with his assistant Zita, is visiting an ancient Roman amphitheatre in England as a prelude to the staging of a televised rock concert. Without warning, the site is hit by lightning, and those within it realise that ‘today’ now seems to be ‘yesterday’. Suddenly, everyone is back in the amphitheatre, and it now seems to be a week ago. Then a year … then ten years … Those who die do not come back, but for everyone else, they are periodically returned to the Roman ruin exactly as they were when the lightning struck for the first time. Unable to prevent the time shifts and their helter-skelter fall back through the years, Sam and his new friends soon learn that it is only a matter of time before all realities merge, an event that will cost them their lives.
Telos Publishing is proud to reissue this classic novel from acclaimed author Simon Clark
‘A powerful tale of human endeavour’ – Shivers
‘His is surely the most outrageous imagination to grace horror since the discovery of Clive Barker.’ – Hellnotes
398pp.6×9 paperback novel.
Published 17 March 2014
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Simon Clark was born on 20 April 1958. He sold his first ghost story A Trip Out for Mr Harrison to a radio station while in his teens, and before becoming a full time writer held a variety of jobs, including strawberry picker, supermarket shelf stacker, office worker and scriptwriter for promotional videos. His first novel, Nailed by the Heart, was published in 1995, and since then he has written many more. His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including SFX, The Year’s Best Horror, Best New Horror and Dark Voices, and have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Selected stories have been collected in Salt Snake & Other Bloody Cuts and Blood and Grit. He has also written crime shorts, appeared on BBC television and written prose material for the rock band U2.
The Night of the Triffids won the British Fantasy Award for Best Novel of 2001, and in the same year Simon also won the Best Short Fiction Award for Goblin City Lights, which appeared in the Telos Publishing collection Urban Gothic: Lacuna and Other Trips.
Simon lives with his wife and two children in mystical territory that lies on the border of Robin Hood country in England.