Last One at the Party (Hardback)
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Last One at the Party (Hardback)

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Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 04/02/2021
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Full of wit, heartbreak and humour, Last One at the Party is a staggeringly original debut about the end of the world as we never imagined it, set in an apocalyptic London.

THE END OF EVERYTHING WAS HER BEGINNING

It's December 2023 and the world as we know it has ended.

The human race has been wiped out by a virus called 6DM ('Six Days Maximum' - the longest you've got before your body destroys itself).

But somehow, in London, one woman is still alive. A woman who has spent her whole life compromising what she wants, hiding how she feels and desperately trying to fit in. A woman who is entirely unprepared to face a future on her own.

Now, with only an abandoned golden retriever for company, she must travel through burning cities, avoiding rotting corpses and ravenous rats on a final journey to discover if she really is the last surviving person on earth.

And with no one else to live for, who will she become now that she's completely alone?

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781529332124
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 587 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'I adored this book . . . It's about who you are with nobody to witness you, what it means to be human, and how to live (the answer is getting plastered in Harrod's, something we can all relate to).' - Gillian McAllister

'Brilliant. Creepy, witty, laugh-out-loud and shudder-inducing.' - Harriet Walker, author of The New Girl

'A fresh, frank, funny and surprisingly uplifting book about the end of the world.' - Elizabeth Kay, author of Seven Lies

'Finished this last night and haven't stopped thinking about it since! Possibly my fave read of 2020 - sharp, funny, emotional and a refreshingly different take on a post-apocalyptic world.' - Lisa Hall

'Really fun . . . like a dystopian Bridget Jones' Diary with echoes of Shaun of the Dead.' - Kate Sawyer

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“Great discussion topics”

After the pandemic of 2023, one un named woman narrates the fate of the world.
Maybe not the best subject to be reading about during Covid lockdown, but a very interesting scenario and a well written and constructed... More

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“What would you do?”

What would you do if you were the lone survivor of a plague that wiped out all of civilisation? Well that’s what our main character is trying to figure out after miraculously surviving the 6DM (Six Days Maximum)... More

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“Good efoortb from this debut author but needed more.”

Firstly thanks to the publishers for an advanced copy.This is a dystopian novel a bit too near to the current situation but much worse.A pandemic originated in small town USA transmitted around the world but not told... More

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