The year is 1643. Roberto, a young nobleman, survives war, the Bastille, exile and shipwreck as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian.
There he waits now, alone on the mysteriously deserted Daphne, separated by treacherous reefs from the island beyond: the island of the day before.
If he could reach it, time - and his misfortunes - might be reversed.
But first he must learn to swim...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 528 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/10/1996
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780749396664