Michael Young is convinced his brilliant history thesis will win him a doctorate, a pleasant academic post, a venerable academic publisher and his beloved girlfriend Jane. A historian, however, should know better than to imagine that he can predict the future.
Leo Zuckerman is an ageing physicist obsessed with the darkest period in human history, utterly driven by his fanatical hatred of one man. A lover's childish revenge and the breaking of a rotten clasp cause the two men to meet in a blizzard of swirling pages. Pages of history. When they come together, nothing - past, present or future - will ever be the same again.
Stephen Fry is an English actor, comedian, writer, and presenter who has made a significant impact on British popular culture. Born on August 24, 1957, in Hampstead, London, he attended the University of Cambridge where he studied English literature. Fry is known for his quick wit, eloquent language, and clever wordplay, which he has displayed in various roles on stage, television, and film.
Fry's acting career began in the 1980s with performances in British television shows such as "Blackadder" and "Jeeves and Wooster," where he played the role of Jeeves. He later starred in the film "Wilde" (1997), where he portrayed the Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. In addition to his acting, Fry has also worked as a screenwriter, producing the screenplays for the films "Bright Young Things" (2003) and "The Hippopotamus" (2017).