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Back in the 90's I read a book that either was the whole book or just a short story in it which had a guy stuck in a time loop he eventually discovers is caused by a gypsy who cursed him because his ex girlfriend kills herself. It notes that although the day is repeating weather and other natural patterns proceed as normal. It ends up with him and the gypsy mother on an airplane (trying to outrun the time shift) and there's a bomb on the plane. Cannot for the life of me remember the author or title. Have gone nuts trying to find it with keywords online to no avail.

I remember there being some consequences of the repeating day. The weather was changing as well as seasonal effects and the sunrise and sunset times. Nobody knows or notices though except the protagonist and the gypsy who cursed him. I think it caused some disturbances in the weather as the world was trying to correct itself, if I'm remembering correctly.

Also I believe that the book was an older book, not new at the time.

  • How does the weather proceed as normal if the day is repeating? Wouldn’t the seasons change eventually? – Molag Bal May 14 '16 at 7:22
  • I remember there being some consequences of the repeating day, yeah the weather was changing as well as seasonal effects and the sunrise and sunset times. Nobody knows or notices though except the protagonist and the gypsy who cursed him. I think it caused some disturbances in the weather as the world was trying to correct itself, if I'm remembering correctly. – Metz May 14 '16 at 7:55
  • Also I believe that the book was an older book, not new at the time. – Metz May 14 '16 at 7:56
  • I think I have read this story also. Did this have the plot line that the guy prevented a bank robbery, got a promotion at work, asked his girlfriend to marry him, then tipped a gypsy who granted him a wish, which was fulfilled when he walked away thinking 'I wish that every day was like this'? – user32390 May 14 '16 at 8:08
  • Hmm, no actually this one has the guy's girlfriend killing herself and her mother, a gypsy, blaming him so she curses him. It had a film noir sort of feel to it but a bit tongue in cheek too. – Metz May 16 '16 at 6:08

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