《不要相信任何人》英文原版(before i go to sleep).txt

《不要相信任何人》英文原版(before i go to sleep).txt

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About the Book Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love C all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story. Welcome to Christine s life. �� Contents Cover About the Book Title Page Dedication Acknowledgements Epigraph Part One: Today Part Two: The Journal of Christine Lucas Friday, 9 November Saturday, 10 November Monday, 12 November Tuesday, 13 November Wednesday, 14 November Thursday, 15 November Friday, 16 November Saturday, 17 November C 2.07 a.m. Sunday, 18 November Monday, 19 November Tuesday, 20 November Wednesday, 21 November Thursday, 22 November Friday, 23 November Part Three: Today
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Author s Note �� About the Author Copyright BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP S J Watson For my mother, and for Nicholas ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Endless gratitude to my wonderful agent, Clare Conville, to Jake Smith-Bosanquet and all at C&W, and to my editors, Claire Wachtel, Selina Walker, Michael Heyward and Iris Tupholme. Thanks and love to all my family and friends, for starting me on this journey, for reading early drafts, and for their constant support. Particular thanks to Margaret and Alistair Peacock, Jennifer Hill, Samantha Lear and Simon Graham, who believed in me before I believed in myself, to Andrew Dell, Anzel Britz, Gillian Ib and Jamie Gambino, who came later, and to Nicholas Ib who has been there always. Thanks also to all at GSTT. Thank you to all at the Faber Academy, and in particular to Patrick Keogh. Finally, this book would not have been written without the input of my gang C Richard Skinner, Amy Cunnah, Damien Gibson, Antonia Hayes, Simon Murphy and Richard Reeves. Huge gratitude for your friendship and support, and long may the FAGs keep control of their feral narrators. I was born tomorrow today I live yesterday killed me Parviz Owsia Part One Today Before I Go To Sleep The bedroom is strange. Unfamiliar. I don t know where I am, how I came to be �� here. I don t know how I m going to get home. �� �� I have spent the night here. I was woken by a woman s voice C at first I �� thought she was in bed with me, but then realized she was reading the news and I was hearing a radio alarm C and when I opened my eyes I found myself here. In this room I don t recognize. �� My eyes adjust and I look around in the near dark. A dressing gown hangs off the back of the wardrobe door C suitable for a woman, but someone much older than I am C and some dark-coloured trousers are folded neatly over the back of a chair at the dressing table, but I can make out little else. The alarm clock looks complicated, but I find a button and manage to silence it. It is then that I hear a juddering intake of breath behind me and realize I am not alone. I turn round. I see an expanse of skin and dark hair, flecked with
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white. A man. He has his left arm outside the covers and there is a gold band on the third finger of the hand. I suppress a groan. So this one is not only old and grey, I think, but also married. Not only have I screwed a married man, but
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