600 Hours of Edward
600 Hours of Edward is a 2009 novel by Craig Lancaster, about Edward, a man with Asperger syndrome. As the title implies, the novel is about six hundred separate hours in Edward's life, as recorded in his journal.
Edward lives a rigidly ordered life in Billings, Montana, which usually culminates in watching an episode of the police procedural drama Dragnet on old VHS tapes every night. Any deviation from this routine upsets him.
Occasionally he meets with a counselor, but he is an unemployed man.
The sequel Edward Adrift follows on where the story leaves off.
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