The novel is about John Taylor who is a British expatriate working in Hungary as a computer programmer.
His wife is Andrea who is a Hungarian language teacher and has a daughter who is Kati.
The story starts on the evening of 18 January.
He is knocked down in the street by a man who is his double.
This incident bothers him a lot. He has recurring dreams about his meeting with that man.
Finally, he finds out that the man is his doppelganger who comes to give him advice or warning.
John Taylor’s life has change substantially after the incident.
There are few questions that are required to be resolved by him: –
1. Is he really doppelganger?
2. What is the doppelganger trying to tell him?
3. Is John going mad?