Lots of husbands forget things: they forget that their wife had an important meeting that morning; some of them forget their wedding anniversary. But Vaughan has forgotten he even has a wife. Her name, her face, their history together, everything he has said to her - it has all gone, mysteriously wiped in one catastrophic moment of memory loss.
John O'Farrell is the author of four novels: The Man Who Forgot His Wife, May Contain Nuts, This Is Your Life and The Best a Man Can Get. His novels have been translated into over twenty languages and have been adapted for radio and television. He has also written two best-selling history books: An Utterly Impartial History of Britain and An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain, as well as a political memoir, Things Can Only Get Better and three collections of his column inThe Guardian. A former comedy scriptwriter for such productions asSpitting Image, Room 101, Murder Most Horridand Chicken Run, he is founder of the satirical website NewsBiscuitand can occasionally be spotted on such TV programmes asGrumpy Old Men,Question Time and Have I Got News for You.