The village of Tibworth lies on Manchester?s most northerly border, and just outside the village is Woods Farm. This is where 10 year old Albert Wood lives with his mother, father and sister Gail in the year 1953.
Albert experiences a recurring dream. It isn't like the others, because this particular dream is the same over and over again.
A scary encounter with an old hermit who tells Albert he has the 'gift', only adds to his predicament: is the dream real or not?
Yet amongst his family?s arduous farming life, a sprawling mystery develops. An enigma only Albert can solve.