The End of the Day (Paperback)
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Shortlisted for the 2017 Sunday Times/Peters Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award

Charlie meets everyone - but only once. 

You might meet him in a hospital, in a warzone, or at the scene of a traffic accident. Then again, you might meet him at the North Pole - Charlie gets everywhere. 

Sometimes he is sent as a courtesy, sometimes as a warning. Either way, this is going to be the most important meeting of your life. 

The End of the Day is the stunning new story from author Claire North: the voice behind the word-of-mouth bestseller The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780356507330
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Funny, ambitious, immensely humane and full of philosophical panache' - Sunday Times 

'Extraordinary . . . wildly impressive' - Lucy Hughes-Hallett, BBC Radio 4 

'Claire North's writing is terrific, smart and entertaining' - Patrick Ness 

'The End of the Day is [North's] most ambitious novel . . . Every one of the short 110 chapters is shaped with philosophical panache' - Guardian

'Poetic and imaginative . . . A thoroughly engaging and astute read' - SciFiNow

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“The End of The Day”

At the end of the day death visits everyone. Before that they meet Charlie. But who exactly is this mystery figure? We will find out more..." You don't see the end, is that it? Just the beginning of the... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 107

“Worlds are ending....”

Charlie is the Harbinger of Death, he comes before - sometimes as a warning, sometimes as a courtesy.
This was one of the hardest of Claire North's books, it is beautiful and beyond definition - but there's... More

Hardback edition
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Penelope Bullock at Lancaster

“The Harbinger of Death goes before. ”

There is a lot to love about Claire North's novels. Her subject matter is always original, imaginative and intriguing. Her storytelling is never dull, or plodding or mundane and her writing is always elegant and... More

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